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The 35-year-old English actor will co-star alongside Angelina Jolie in upcoming sequel to hit Disney fantasy film The post Deadpool’s Ed Skrein to Play Villain in Maleficent Sequel appeared first on

While “Alita: Battle Angel” was announced ages ago, I have to admit, I completely forgot about it, and figured it was one of those projects that slipped into development hell. It would be easy to understand why. An expensive (the budget is …

The act of “whitewashing” isn’t new in Hollywood, it’s been there since the industry began. From the controversial blackface in D.W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation,” to a very white Natalie Wood playing the Puerto Rican Maria in “West Side Story.” My two infamous examples of whitewashing would be the casting of legendary Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney as Mr. Yunoshi in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Rooney wore makeup and a prosthetic mouthpiece in his blatantly racist portrayal of Audrey Hepburn‘s arrogant and bitter Japanese neighbor. Continue reading Ed Skrein Exits ‘Hellboy’ Reboot Due to Whitewashing Controversy at The Playlist.

The Deadpool star will play the evil cyborg Zapan in the Robert Rodriguez film The post Ed Skrein Set as Alita: Battle Angel Villain appeared first on

Maika Monroe and Ed Skrein have boarded Federico D’ Alessandro’s sci-fi thriller Tau, with Waypoint Entertainment financing under their first look deal with Addictive Pictures. Noga Landau scripted the Black List project. David S. Goyer (Man of Steel) and Kevin Turen (The Birth of a Nation) will produce under their Phantom Four banner alongside Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder for Addictive Pictures. Ken Kao, Dan Kao and Luc Etienne will exec produce. Bloom is…