Mandy Patinkin isn’t an A-list movie star. He’s a huge draw on Broadway all the same.It’s why the minds behind “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” cast him to boost lagging ticket sales.Not so fast.The veteran performer wasn’t the right skin color, apparently. The “Homeland” star dropped out after some complained he was replacing an actor of color.The play subsequently closed.A similar event happened this week. Actor Ed Skrein (“The Transformer Refueled,” “Deadpool”) snared a role in the upcoming “Hellboy” reboot. Skrein celebrated the news on Twitter.Then the Social Justice Warriors pounced. The character in question was of mixed Asian descent in the comic books. Skrein is white.So the actor voluntarily bowed out, announcing the decision via a tweet that read like a hostage’s coerced note.
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