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Daniel Dae Kim could replace Ed Skrein in the 'Hellboy' reboot after whitewashing controversy

Ed Skrein exited the "Hellboy" reboot in August following whitewashing backlash, and now Variety reports that Lionsgate is in talks with Daniel Dae Kim to replace him. Shortly after it was announced that Skrein was cast to play Major Ben Daimio, a character of Japanese-American descent in the comics, outrage bubbled up on social media. The film was accused of whitewashing the character by hiring Skrein — a white actor.
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