Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! Last week, rumors were circulating that Daniel Dae KimShow More Summary
Daniel Dae Kim reveals he's indebted to Ed Skrein for stepping down so graciously on Hellboy, while confirming production has started.
Although the casting announcements for the upcoming Hellboy reboot should have been met with excitement, a casting decision regarding one character in particular drew the ire of many fans of the series. Major Ben Daimio, who is Japanese-American in the original comics, was initially going to be played by Deadpool's Ed Skrein, a white British actor. Show More Summary
While not everybody is happy with the fact that the Hellboy franchise is being rebooted, even fewer were happier with one of the casting decisions made. Now the new actor has responded to the controversy that led to his casting.
Welcome to Rumorville! Here you can find out about casting news that’s about to break in Hollywood. These speculations might be only rumors, but that doesn’t mean you can’t follow the trail all the way to the audition room. Despite a whitewashing scandal, the “Hellboy” reboot is still a go at Lionsgate, and they might be a step closer to a new star. Show More Summary
The Mike Mignola-backed Hellboy reboot is underway, which means we get to see David Harbour in full costume. While we’re all going to miss Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman, Harbour looks fantastic as the […] The post See David Harbour in Full Hellboy Gear, and Daniel Dae Kim Talks Casting appeared first on Geek.com.
By Max Covill “I applaud the producers and, in particular, Ed Skrein..." The article Daniel Dae Kim Officially Joins ‘Hellboy’ After Ed Skrein’s Departure appeared first on Film School Rejects.
UPDATE: According to THR, Daniel Dae Kim has officially confirmed that he’s formally accepted the part of Major Ben Daimio in the upcoming Hellboy reboot. Kim released a statement regarding the recent controversy and his excitement about the role: “I applaud the producers and, in particular, Ed Skrein for championing the notion that Asian characters […]
Hellboy star Daniel Dae Kim praised Ed Skrein's decision to step down from the role of Major Ben Daimio, a Japanese-American character. The post Kim Praises Skrein for Leaving Hellboy Over Whitewashing Concerns appeared first on CBR...
UPDATED with quote from Kim: Kim has officially signed on to star in Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen. He announced the news today saying, “I'm excited to confirm that I've officially joined the cast of Hellboy. We start shooting today...Show More Summary
After actor Ed Skrein left the upcoming Hellboy reboot amid criticisms of whitewashing, the movie's producers said they would "look to recast the part with an actor more consistent with the character in the source material." And it looks like they're actually following through on that promise.
In a perfect convergence of two separate news events from this summer, former Hawaii Five-O star Daniel Dae Kim is in talks to replace Ed Skrein in the Hellboy reboot. Kim, who is Korean-American, left CBS’ Hawaii Five-O back in July along with co-star Grace Park because the network wouldn’t pay them the same amount… Read more...
Former Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Dae Kim is in talks to replace Ed Skrein as Major Ben Daimio in Lionsgate's Hellboy reboot.
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. Show More Summary
Cultural whitewashing and casting opportunities for Asian actors is a hot-button topic in Hollywood. Recently, two high-profile actors, Daniel Dae Kim (Lost) and Grace Park (Battlestar Galactica), exited CBS’ Hawaii Five-O in June over a salary parity dispute — they sought equal pay with their white co-stars. Speaking to Variety, Kim stated his rationale: “As […]
He would play the role of Major Ben Daimio The post Daniel Dae Kim in Talks to Replace Ed Skrein in Hellboy appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Daniel Dae Kim is officially in talks to star in the upcoming Hellboy reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor is set to play the role of Major Ben Daimio; he's a military soldier who works for the Bureau For Paranormal Research and Defense who can transform into a jaguar. Show More Summary
The B.P.R.D. may have found its Ben Daimio. Read more...
Skrein quit his role in August following whitewashing concerns.