It is clear that representing this character in a culturally accurate way holds significance for people, and that to neglect this responsibility would continue a worrying tendency to obscure ethnic minority stories and voices in the Arts. I feel it is important to honour and respect that.
Context: Skrein responded to backlash against his casting in the Hellboy franchise reboot by relinquishing the role he had been cast in. The 34-year-old British actor has earlier tweeted that he would be playing Major Ben Daimio, a character that was Asian American in Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy” comics. The news was met with complaints that Hollywood was once again “whitewashing” an Asian character.
NBC is currently developing a Miami Vice reboot with Vin Diesel and Chris Morgan‘s production companies, The Wrap reports. Peter Macmanus (Spike’s The Mist) is writing the script, and executive producers have not been solidified, the report continues. Universal Television, Diesel’s One Race Television and Chris Morgan Productions are behind the project. Morgan has worked … More
Fox has revealed a new trailer for War for the Planet of the Apes, which hits theaters on July 14th, 2017. The film is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer and Terry Notary. In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third … More
Warner Bros. has revealed the first official trailer for Kong: Skull Island, which is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and starring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly. Kong: Skull Island reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a brand new adventure. In the film, a team of explorers … More
Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) directs the upcoming remake of the classic Biblical epic Ben-Hur, starring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer and Sofia Black D’Elia. Ben-Hur tells the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer … More
All I can say is, you need to check out this new trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road. Mad Max returns to theaters on May 15th, oh what a lovely day! Oh, what a lovely day. Watch Charlize Theron in the new Retaliate Trailer for #MadMax: Fury Road, in theaters 5.15.15. Posted by Mad Max … More