Views from the Edge
After his controversial departure from CBS hit Hawaii Five-0, actor Daniel Dae Kim has fallen into the role of being the poster child of the racial inequities that exist in the world’s entertainment capitol, whether it be in casting or in Hollywood’s creative decision-making process.
In his … Read more
The actor’s first major project as an executive producer has gotten a full season order from ABC, reports Deadline.
That’s extremely rare after the airing of two episodes. The show based on a Korean drama opened to 5. 5 million viewers in the … Read more
You can call it karma, or you can call it justice. In any case, Daniel Dae Kim confirmed Wednesday (Sept. 13) that he has signed on to play the Japanese American character in the reboot of Hellboy.
Kim takes over the role that was originally given to Ed Skrein, the white actor who voluntarily… Read more
Variety reports the former Hawaii Five-O star is in talks to take over the role abandoned by Ed Skrein in Liongate’s reboot of Hellboy.
How ironic that would be if that happens.
It was just a few months ago that Kim … Read more
His recent salary dispute and sudden departure from Hawaii Five-0 brought to light the issue of pay equity on an ensemble cast.
His portrayals as Chin Ho Kelly on Five-0 and Jin-Soo Kwon on Lost showed both depth and strength … Read more
Daniel Dae Kim released a statement on Facebook earlier this morning to address his fans and confirm his departure from Hawaii 5-0.
After seven years of being with Hawaii 5-0 as Chin Ho Kelly, Kim announced he will not be coming back due … Read more
By Olivia Wolf
As we previously reported on our Facebook page, Two Korean American actors, Grace Park and Daniel Dae Kim, left the CBS crime series Hawaii Five-O after being denied pay equal to White co-stars Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan.
The final amount offered to Park and Kim was still … Read more
Actor and producer Daniel Dae Kim will be inducted to the Asian Hall of Fame.
The induction ceremony will be held Saturday, May 13, in Seattle.
Kim is best known for his roles as Chin Ho Kelly on Hawaii Five-0 and Jin Soo Kwon from the hit show, Lost. He also starred … Read more
It’s every writer’s dream to publish a novel and then have Hollywood come knocking on the door, offering to turn it into a TV series. It may sound like a Cinderella story, but that’s what happened to Patricia Park – the author of Re Jane, a Korean American modern … Read more