Actor Ed Skrein, who played Daario Naharis is season three of Game of Thrones, has been cast as Ben Daimio in the Hellboy reboot Rise of the Blood Queen. Photo: AP

Hellboy casting of Ed Skrein prompts ‘whitewashing’ backlash over comic’s Asian character

The choice of Skrein for a character who was Japanese-American in the Hellboy comics for reboot Rise of the Blood Queen is being widely criticised, following similar recent outcries regarding Emma Stone and Scarlett Johansson

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Actor Ed Skrein, who played Daario Naharis is season three of Game of Thrones, has been cast as Ben Daimio in the Hellboy reboot Rise of the Blood Queen. Photo: AP
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