Ed Skrein arrives at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards in Burbank, California. A week after his casting in the upcoming Hellboy reboot sparked outcries of whitewashing, Skrein has withdrawn from the film. Photo: AP

UK actor Ed Skrein, cast as Asian-American, pulls out of ‘Hellboy’ film after whitewashing backlash

The film’s producers said they fully supported Ed Skrein’s ‘unselfish decision’

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Ed Skrein arrives at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards in Burbank, California. A week after his casting in the upcoming Hellboy reboot sparked outcries of whitewashing, Skrein has withdrawn from the film. Photo: AP
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