Ed Skrein quits Hellboy reboot over whitewashing controversy

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Recently, Deadpool villain Ed Skrein signed on to the Hellboy reboot as Major Ben Daimio, a character from the Hellboy comics who happens to be half-Japanese. As everyone should’ve expected, the casting announcement was met with some controversy for being yet another example of Hollywood whitewashing a traditionally…

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