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Hellboy Casting Ignites Another Hollywood Whitewash Controversy

Hellboy Casting Ignites Another Hollywood Whitewash Controversy

Hollywood just can't escape the whitewash controversy that has plagued many productions over the last couple of years. The latest movie to fall prey to this type of casting is the upcoming Hellboy Reboot. Deadpool star Ed Skrein has been cast as a character who is traditionally Japanese-American in the comics. And fans aren't having it. Nether is the media, who love to perpetuate these controversies.

Once titled Rise of the Blood Queen, the new Hellboy is going to introduce characters that were not in either of Guillermo Del Toro's big screen adaptations. And that includes Ben Daimio. In Mike Mignola's comic, the character's heritage has a heavy influence on his own personal story set against this fantastical backdrop. Casting a British actor in the role has set off a firestorm amongst the Asian American community, who are on high alert after Scarlett Johansson took the lead in

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