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Hellboy’s Daniel Dae Kim on Asian actors being called a ‘challenge’ and his gratitude to Ed Skrein — South China Morning Post

The Washington Post

Daniel Dae Kim is going to be one of the first Asians to feature big in a Hollywood superhero film. And he couldn’t help but seek out and personally thank the man who made it possible.

Kim plays grizzled military man Captain Ben Daimio in the new Hellboy reboot. The film, which comes out in the US on April 12 and in Hong Kong on June 20, sees Kim co-star alongside David Harbour (Stranger Things) under the direction of Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones).

But the Lost actor wasn’t the first choice for Daimio…

Read more at the South China Morning Post

Image courtesy of the Washington Post/Lionsgate

April 12, 2029 — 11:21pm EDT

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