Given recent circumstances regarding the Hollywood epidemic of whitewashing roles for Asian actors and actresses, Ed Skrein of Deadpool fame stepped down from a role from the upcoming Hellboy reboot to leave a statement on the whole whitewashing issue. Thanks to Skrein’s good deed, actor Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0) has been cast in the role.
The casting of Kim as Ben Daimio has been warmly received from fans, and both Skrein and Kim recently met up about the whole ordeal. And now with photos from the upcoming film being released, Kim and much of the film’s cast are already training for some of the film’s stunts.
Kim recently shared a video of him stunt training for what will certainly be an action-packed production:
Are you excited to see how Daniel Dae Kim brings Ben Daimio to life? How do you think he will stand out alongside his co-stars such as David Harbour’s Hellboy? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news regarding the Hellboy reboot as we learn it.
Directed by Neil Marshall (The Descent, Dog Soldiers) and written by comic creator Mike Mignola, alongside Andrew Cosby and Christopher Golden, the Hellboy reboot stars David Harbour, Ian McShane, Milla Jovovich, Penelope Mitchell, Sasha Lane and Daniel Dae Kim.
Hellboy will hit theaters on January 11, 2019.
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The 20 Best Superhero Movie & TV Costumes
Superheroes are constantly being adapted for different mediums. The designs of the costumes our heroes are adorned in are always extremely varied artist by artist. They each have their own style that have influenced the inevitable film or television adaptations of them. Most recently the newest image from Justice League showing the team has drawn much talk and attention, especially on their outfits. When Hollywood gets their hand on designing costumes sometimes they can do a poor job, but there are so many more examples of great costume designs that stand out now more than ever before, which is extremely thrilling for fans to see their favorite heroes being realized the way they envisioned them. With the immense number of superhero adaptations and characters now is a good time to look at some of the best of them. So here are the 20 best superhero movie and TV costumes.