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Actor Leaves ‘Hellboy’ Film After Whitewashing Controversy, Makes Powerful Statement

By Koh Mochizuki

British actor Ed Skrein initially signed on to play Major Ben Daimio in the upcoming Hellboy roboot. Then he discovered the original comic book character was a Japanese-American whose grandmother served as an Imperial assassin during World War II.

Source: Skein (L), Major Daimio (R), Twitter

The Deadpool actor released a statement explaining his exit: