While it always seemed like a long shot, fans of Guillermo Del Toro’s Hellboy series (including us here at The Movie Bit) have been waiting for a third installment, especially since 2008’s Hellboy: The Golden Army ended on something of a cliffhanger. The years passed by and it came more and more apparent that Hellboy 3 could be just a pipe dream, despite Del Toro and star Ron Perlman’s willingness to get it done. It’s hard to gage what exactly was stopping it, but with Del Toro saying this would be the most expensive one to make, it could have been a money issue with studios put off by the fact that the first two movie only made a combined box office of $259 million. While that is still pretty respectable, it doesn’t exact;y light the world on fire. Finally wanting to get the ball rolling on the project, »
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Despite all the recent excitement, Hellboy 3, unfortunately, isn’t happening at all. Director Guillermo Del Toro and Ron Perlman have both confirmed the sad news. It’s a sad day for Hellboy fans. After a long hard fight to get Hellboy 3 off the ground, both Ron Perlman, who played the character in previous films, and […]
- Edward Nigma
Since Hellboy II: The Golden Army came out in theaters in 2008, hope for a third film in the series has always burned bright among the fans of the big screen adaptation of the beloved Mike Mignola character. Today, though, that fire was snuffed out by a sobering announcement from writer/director Guillermo del Toro.
"Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will not happen. And that is to be the final thing about it."
And so it looks like Ron Perlman won't don the red suit again. The Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense is closed for business on the big screen, and although the Hellboy character will live on in the comic books and the previously made films, »
- Derek Anderson
Hellboy has always been one of those franchises that has fared better with fans and critics than it has with mainstream audiences. The stories have been fun, albeit it a bit slow, but those familiar with the character recognize Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation as a faithful imagining of the character.
For better or worse, however, the films haven’t done amazingly at the box office. The first Hellboy, which was released in 2004, made just shy of $100 million on its $66 million budget. With that in mind, it seems unlikely that the studio even made their money back in its theater run, and is therefore a bit baffling that they followed through with the sequel, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, which hit theaters in 2008. The movie had a budget of $85 million, and managed to rake in $160 million. With those numbers, it probably got closer to breaking even, but we can’t »
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It may have missed out on an Oscar nomination for this month’s 89th Academy Awards, but Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them still featured some very impressive visual effects, and Rodeo FX has released a breakdown video showcasing their work on the Harry Potter spinoff prequel; take a look here…
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
- Gary Collinson
The rollercoaster ride that has been Hellboy 3 is officially over. Director Guillermo Del Toro has refused to give up entirely on getting the last movie in the Hellboy trilogy made for nearly a decade now and recently, he gave fans some hope that the long-awaited sequel could finally happen. Today he delivered the unfortunate news that his last-ditch effort to get some traction on Hellboy 3 has failed and that the movie is definitely not happening. Ever.
Last month, Guillermo Del Toro took to Twitter in order to see if he could drum up some support for Hellboy 3 again. He threw up a Twitter poll and promised that if it got 100 thousand votes in 24 hours, he would sit down with star Ron Perlman and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola about Hellboy 3. He made good on his word and had the talks with all of the parties who would »
Bad news for “Hellboy” fans: a third installment of the dark fantasy superhero film is no longer in the cards. Director Guillermo del Toro made an announcement on his Twitter account this morning that a new sequel is definitely not happening (in his own words, “100% the sequel will not happen”).
The news might come as a surprise to “Hellboy” enthusiasts, as just this past January the director teased a possible third film by posting an “informal poll” on Twitter with the response options being only “Yes” and “Hell, yes.” In a second tweet, del Toro had said that if 100,000 votes came in 24 hours, he would sit down with franchise creator Mike Mignola and lead actor Ron Perlman to talk about a possible sequel. By the time the poll closed, it had 132,938 votes.
But back in October, »
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Fans of Ron Perlman’s cigar-chomping demon have been petitioning for a third film in the cult fantasy series ever since the credits rolled on 2008’s The Golden Army, and though a recent, informal Twitter poll generated a renewed sense of interest in the long-rumored project – after garnering more than 100,000 votes, del Toro promised a “serious sit down” with Perlman and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola – it looks as though Hellboy 3 has been banished to the depths of development hell once and for all.
Per Twitter, the illustrious Mexican director turned in a status report, confirming that, after speaking with all parties – Perlman, Mignola and likely a handful of industry producers – Hellboy 3 has gone the way of the dodo.
Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will not happen. »
- Michael Briers
Guillermo del Toro has laid a rumor to rest: “Hellboy 3” will “not happen,” he said on Twitter on Tuesday morning. Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will not happen. And that is to be the final thing about it — Guillermo del Toro (@RealGDT) February 21, 2017 In the past few weeks, the filmmaker has teased fans with “Hellboy 3,” putting polls on Twitter about the threequel and writing that he met with Ron Perlman, who is “in for the sit down.” Previously, when asked when fans might expect “Hellboy 3,” del Toro said plainly. »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
“Hellboy 3” is one of those long discussed projects that people seemed more interested to talk about happening, than actually wanting to see happen. Aside from devoted Guillermo del Toro fans and Ron Perlman, I’m not sure the world was waiting with bated breath for the third installment in the series, but if you were, there’s some bad news today.
Del Toro hit Twitter this morning to declare that, now and forever, “Hellboy 3” is dead (and suggests that it’s pointless to keep asking him about it):
Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties.
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- Kevin Jagernauth
21 February 2017 7:33 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Well. Hell, boy.
Del Toro has been very public for weeks that he was interested in doing one more superhero picture, following up on the 2004 original and 2008's The Golden Army.
"Hellboy 3 Sorry to report: Spoke w all parties. Must report that 100% the sequel will not happen. And that is to be the final thing about it," del Toro wrote to his more than 602,000 followers.
A few minutes later, Perlman also commented on the film »
- Ryan Parker
Starz and the BBC are teaming up to co-produce the limited series “Howards End,” written by Academy Award-nominee Kenneth Lonergan and based on the classic E.M. Forster novel. The series represents the “Manchester by the Sea” writer and director’s first television adaptation, and will explore the changing landscape of social and class divisions in turn of the century England through the prism of three families: the intellectual and idealistic Schlegels, the wealthy Wilcoxes from the world of business, and the working class Basts. Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen, and Tracey Ullman are all set to star, with Hettie Macdonald signing on to direct the four hour-long episodes that will air on BBC One in the U.K. and Starz in the U.S »
- Will Thorne
Amazon has set March 10 for the premiere of the second and final season of drama series Hand of God. The streaming service announced in September that there would be no Season 3 for series, with the storyline wrapping at the end of its sophomore run. Created and written by Ben Watkins (Burn Notice), Hand of God returns with Ron Perlman starring as Judge Pernell Harris. The hard-living, law-bending king of San Vicente, “Judge Maximum” has finally hit bottom as he faces… »
The long-awaited final season of Hand of God will finally see the light of day in March.
Amazon on Wednesday announced that Season 2 of the Ron Perlman/Dana Delany drama will drop on Friday, March 10. In the final batch of episodes, Judge Maximum fights to restore his sanity and regain his freedom after spending much of Season 1 (which premiered back in September 2015) haunted by visions and the ghost of his son. Linda Gray (Dallas) and Nia Long (Lifetime’s Beaches) join the cast, which also features Andre Royo (The Wire) and Garret Dillahunt (Justified).
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Netflix is sticking with Trollhunters. Entertainment Weekly reports the streaming service has renewed the series for a second season.From Guillermo del Toro, the animated show follows Jim, a teenage boy who discovers an amulet that transforms into a warrior and defender of trolls. The voice cast includes Anton Yelchin, Charlie Saxton, Jonathan Hyde, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman, Steven Yeun, and Amy Landecker.Read More… »
Exclusive: Cuban-Spanish cosmonaut comedy Sergio & Sergei is directed by Ernesto Daranas.
WestEnd Films has boarded world rights to Sergio & Sergei, the Cuban-Spanish comedy co-starring Ron Perlman.
Cuban director Ernesto Daranas’ (Behavior) 1991-set film, currently in post-production and inspired be real events, follows Sergei, the last Soviet Cosmonaut, who is floating aimlessly above the planet on the space station Mir following the breakup of the Soviet Union.
One night on the radio he makes a connection with Sergio, a Marxism philosophy professor in Havana who is struggling to make ends meet in a now crumbling Cuba.
The screenplay »
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DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have announced that Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters has been renewed for a second season of 13 episodes, which will arrive later this year and follows Jim as he ventures deeper into the Troll world to battle the vicious leader of the Darklands, while his team works to maintain order in the human world.
From the limitless imagination of master storyteller Guillermo Del Toro comes a tale of two worlds set to collide in the epic saga DreamWorks’ Trollhunters. When ordinary teenager Jim Lake Jr. stumbles upon a mystical amulet on his way to school one morning, he inadvertently discovers an extraordinary secret civilization of mighty trolls beneath his small town of Arcadia. Strong-willed and seeking adventure but wholly unprepared for the responsibilities thrust upon him, Jim is forced to take on the exalted mantle of Trollhunter, sworn to protect the good trolls from powerful enemies bent on revenge. »
- Gary Collinson
If you fell in love with the world beneath our own while watching Guillermo Del Toro’s Trollhunters this winter, then you’ll be pleased to know that Jim’s adventures are only beginning, as the series has been renewed for a second season by Netflix.
Comprised of 13 episodes, Trollhunters Season 2 will be released on Netflix sometime this year. In the meantime, we have the official details and a teaser image for season 2:
“Guillermo Del Toro’s Trollhunters confirmed for a second season! DreamWorks Animation and Netflix announced today that a second season of 13 episodes will debut later this year. Jim ventures deeper into the Troll world to battle the vicious leader of the Darklands, while his team works to maintain order in the human world.”
- Derek Anderson
One of the more coveted roles in Hollywood right now is that of time traveling mutant Cable, who will make his big screen debut in Deadpool 2. Plenty of aging action stars, such as Ron Perlman and Stephen Lang, have thrown their hat into the ring, hoping to get the filmmakers' attention. But last month Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman (who's not in the movie as far as anyone knows) teased that Pierce Brosnan had secured the job.
Both actors appeared in a social media blast that featured Reynolds, Jackman and Brosnan sitting on a couch doing the 'Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil' pose that monkeys sometimes like to do. Now, we have a little more proof to go on. Deadpool 2director David Leitch has been out promoting his new action sequel John Wick 2. And while he wouldn't confirm Pierce Brosnan's participation, he »
Ever since production began in early November on Legendary's highly-anticipated Pacific Rim: Uprising, we've seen a handful of photos courtesy of star John Boyega. Today, we have a new image from director Steven S. DeKnight, which teases someone (or something) doesn't know how to follow instructions. This image hints at a massive security breach in the Pan Pacific Defense Corps. "restricted area."
Director Steven S. DeKnight posted the photo on Instagram last night, showcasing a Restricted Area sign at one of the Pan Pacific Defense Corps' facilities. It looks like part of the sign has been infiltrated, which, when paired with the filmmaker's ominous caption, could hint that the Ppdc has been invaded. Here's what the filmmaker had to say on Instagram below.
"Someone's not paying attention to the warning signs... #pacificrimuprising #ppdc"
It's possible that part of this sign was sliced off by a kaiju monster that doesn't exactly »
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