This time, Ed Skrein will play a hero.
Ed Skrein, who played Deadpool villain Ajax, will be in the new Hellboy reboot. The movie is called ‘Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen’. This time he will play – get this- a hero in the Hellboy movie. He will play Major Ben Daimio, member of The Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, fighting against paranormal threats.
The problem is that Daimio is a Japanese-American comic book character and Skrein is an Englishman. Wait for more news that Neil Marshall and Dark Horse Entertainment are joining other filmmakers and studios that are whitewashing Asian characters. It’ll be another controversial casting that news sites will eat up!
Actors starring with him are David Harbour (Hellboy), Milla Jovovich (Blood Queen), Ian McShane (Professor Broom), and Sasha Lane (Alice Monaghan. Directing the film is Neil Marshall.