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Actor Ed Skrein quits reboot of "Hellboy" over whitewashing concerns

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Friday, 15 September 2017

Actor Ed Skrein quits reboot of
Hollywood September 15, 2017 by Suzanne Kai The controversial practice of whitewashing movies has been going on for nearly a century in Hollywood. In the 1930's even the starring role of the Charlie Chan movies, scripted to be a Chinese man, was given to white actors pretending to play Chinese men.  Fast forward to 2017 - Ed Skrein, an English actor and rapper, wins the "Hellboy" movie role of Major Ben Saimio, a character of Japanese heritage in the original comic books....

Millions Watch as rover "Curiosity" lands on Mars tonight

Posted by AC Team on Monday, 06 August 2012.

 

NASA TEAM_CELEBRATES_2_2012-08-05_at_10.32.34_PMMillions of viewers watched live online as robot spacecraft "Curiosity' landed on Mars and started transmitting images back. 

Its approximately 352 million mile (567 million kilometer), 36-week journey from Earth nearly complete, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft and its Curiosity rover are "all systems go" for touchdown in Mars.

Related links to follow this historic mission:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/news/msl20120805.html

http://www.nasa.gov/missions/index.html

 

 

 

 

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