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“Stranger Things” star David Harbour is unrecognizable under mounds of prosthetics as superhero Hellboy in Lionsgate’s first still from Neil Marshall’s upcoming reboot of the movie franchise based on the comic-book of the same name. The studio released the photo Wednesday (see below). The actor also tweeted, “Please allow to introduce myself, I’m a man of wealth and taste…” Please allow to introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste…#hellboy pic.twitter.com/nmRvN4MVk6 — David Harbour (@DavidKHarbour) September 13, 2017 Also Read: Daniel Dae Kim Will Replace Ed Skrein in 'Hellboy' Reboot: 'It's Official, »
- Umberto Gonzalez
The first full image of Harbour as Hellboy was posted on the Twitter pages for both the new film (titled Hellboy) and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. You can view the image below, which gives fans a look at the latest actor to play the demon with a good heart, following Ron Perlman's take on the character in Guillermo del Toro's previous two films based on Mike Mignola's seminal comic book series.
Back in May, it was reported that a Hellboy reboot was moving forward at Lionsgate and Millennium with Neil Marshall (The Descent) in the director's chair and Harbour (Stranger Things, Suicide Squad) playing Hellboy.
- Derek Anderson
Last week Flickering Myth’s Amon Warmann was lucky enough to chat with legendary Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy about the latest instalment in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies line Batman and Harley Quinn. During the discussion, they also spoke about their favourite Batman movie – 1993’s Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.
Kevin Conroy: I agree with you – I think that is the best Batman movie, live action or animated. You get the whole genesis of the Batman story in that one film. And then you’ve got the drama, falling in love with Andrea Beaumont, wanting to have a normal life, pleading with his parents grave to release him from the vow and then realising he’s doomed to avenge their deaths. He’s trapped in his fate. »
- Gary Collinson
Kevin Conroy has been lending his voice to the Dark Knight for 25 years now, appearing in everything from Batman: The Animated Series to the acclaimed Arkham video games and a host of animated features, including last year’s Batman: The Killing Joke and this month’s Batman and Harley Quinn, which reunites him with Batman: Tas co-creator Bruce Timm.
Flickering Myth’s Amon Warmann was lucky enough to speak to Kevin this past week to discuss Batman and Harley Quinn, during which he revealed that there are still several iconic Batman stories he’d like to tick off his bucket list.
You’ve been voicing the character for so long and we’ve seen him in so many different situations. Is there anything you still want to explore with the character?
There’s stories I still want to do. Hush would be cool. Death in the Family would be cool. »
- Gary Collinson
A report surfaced last week that revealed a number of Hellboy characters from the comics will be featured in the new Hellboy reboot, such as Abe Sapien, Alice Monaghan, played by the most recent casting addition, Sasha Lane, and Ben Daimio. Today we have word that Ed Skrein, who is coming off his villainous role as Ajax in last year's Deadpool, will play Major Ben Daimio, who is described as a "rugged military member" of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.). It's possible that Abe Sapien's casting will be just around the corner, as we get closer to a September production start.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that this B.P.R.D. character Ben Daimio can transform himself into a jaguar, when he's angered or when he's in pain. While Abe Sapien was featured in the original Hellboy movies, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro, »
A new clip has arrived online from the upcoming animated movie Batman and Harley Quinn, which sees Nightwing getting a little tight in the old codpiece as Harley makes a move on the former Boy Wonder; check it out here…
In Batman and Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Jason Woodrue (a.k.a. The Floronic Man) embark on an ecological quest to save the planet – and, unfortunately, eliminate most of humankind along the way. To save humanity, Batman and Nightwing are forced to enlist Harley Quinn to catch Poison Ivy, Harley’s Bff and frequent partner-in-crime. But Batman’s patience is put to the test by the unpredictable and untrustworthy Harley during the twists and turns the reluctant companions face during their bumpy road trip. The result is a thrill ride of action, adventure and comedy »
- Gary Collinson
Just one day after a report surfaced claiming the new Hellboy reboot will feature the Bureau of Paranormal Research and Defense (B.P.R.D.) and comic book characters such as Abe Sapien, Alice Monaghan and Ben Daimio, the Alice character has been cast. Sasha Lane, the 21-year-old actress who made her breakthrough feature film debut with last year's American Honey, is in final negotiations to play Alice Monaghan, who in the original Mike Mignola comics was a love interest for Hellboy (David Harbour). It isn't clear at this time how many more major characters have yet to be cast, but this diverse ensemble is coming together quite quickly.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the news on this casting earlier today, while also confirming a report from May that the Hellboy reboot starts filming in September. While it isn't clear who will play Abe Sapien or Ben Daimio quite yet, Sasha Lane »
“The Descent” director Neil Marshall is on board to helm. The new story sees Harbour’s hero squaring off against a sorceress who seeks to destroy humankind. The project will shoot in the U.K. and Bulgaria.
- Dave McNary
Just one week after Ian McShane signed on to play Professor Broom, the long-awaited Hellboy reboot has finally found its Blood Queen. Milla Jovovich is reportedly in final talks to play The Blood Queen in Lionsgate's new Hellboy adventure, alongside David Harbour as the title character. The production has also brought on another writer, with Aron Coliete (Heroes) taking a crack at the script that has been worked on by Andrew Crosby, Christopher Golden and Hellboy creator Mike Mingola.
Deadline broke the casting news earlier today, although it remains to be seen how many more pivotal characters will need to be cast before all is said and done. Still, this project has come together rather quickly, from Mike Mingola's initial Hellboy reboot announcement in May, which included the news of David Harbour starring as Hellboy and Neil Marshall directing. The script by Andrew Crosby had already been completed when the news was announced, »
Back in May, it was reported that a Hellboy reboot was moving forward at Lionsgate and Millennium with Neil Marshall (The Descent) in the director's chair and Harbour (Stranger Things, Suicide Squad) playing Hellboy, who was portrayed by Ron Perlman in Guillermo del Toro's previous two films based on Mike Mignola's seminal comic book series.
- Derek Anderson
Ian McShane has joined the Hellboy reboot for director Neil Marshall. The Hellboy reboot, which is set to start filming in the U.K. and Bulgaria in September, is titled Hellboy: Rise Of The Blood Queen, and sees David Harbour take over the title character from Ron Perlman. More on the Ian McShane Hellboy news below.
Ian McShane will play Hellboy’s adoptive father Professor Trevor Bruttenholm in the forthcoming movie, which is based on the popular comic book series by Mike Mignola. The Descent and frequent Game Of Thrones director Marshall is helming, while Mike Richardson, Larry Gordon and Lloyd Levin are producing.
- Paul Heath
Harbour will star as the titular demonic hero from Mike Mignola’s comic books in the new film, titled “Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen.” McShane will play Hellboy’s adoptive father, Professor Trevor Broom.
The project is eyeing a September start and will shoot in the U.K. and Bulgaria.
McShane currently stars on Starz’s “American Gods,” which has earned him some of his best reviews of his career since toplining »
- Justin Kroll
The news of McShane's casting comes from THR, who revealed that the American Gods and Deadwood actor will play the role performed by the late, great John Hurt in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army.
Back in May it was reported that a Hellboy reboot was moving forward at Lionsgate and Millennium with Neil Marshall (The Descent) in the director's chair and Harbour (Stranger Things, Suicide Squad) playing Hellboy, who was portrayed by Ron Perlman in the previous two films based on Mike Mignola's seminal comic book series.
According to THR, the creative team behind Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen is aiming to start filming in the UK and Bulgaria this September. »
- Derek Anderson
Voice actor Kevin Conroy is considered by many to be the definitive Dark Knight through his work on Batman: The Animated Series and numerous DC animated series and movies. But who does he consider to be the best Batman? Well, in an interview with Comic Book Resources to promote the new animated feature Batman and Harley Quinn, Conroy shared his thoughts on the various live action incarnations of the Caped Crusader.
“Are there other Batmen that I don’t do? I haven’t heard of one,” joked Conroy. “Yeah, I see them. You know, I thought it was weird when Warner Bros. didn’t give the franchise to one actor when the first started doing the films. You just assumed they were going to cast a Batman and he was going to carry the whole franchise. But then when I saw the different ones — Michael Keaton and Val Kilmer, George Clooney, »
- Gary Collinson
David Harbour may be at Comic-Con for his role as Chief of Police Jim Hopper on Stranger Things, but he'll also be celebrating his role as the new Hellboy at the Dark Horse Comics booth on Friday for a special autograph signing.
Read on for the official details, and check here for all of our live coverage from San Diego Comic-Con.
Press Release: David Harbour, Mike Mignola's new Hellboy, is signing in the Dark Horse Comics booth #2615 at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 21 from 3:30 Pm to 4:30 Pm! Special posters, pre-signed by Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen director Neil Marshall and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, will be provided for attendees of the signing. The signing will be ticketed - tickets will be distributed on Thursday and Friday mornings at the Dark Horse booth while supplies last.
About Dark Horse
Dark Horse Comics founder and publisher Mike Richardson »
- Derek Anderson
It's been announced that Dark Horse Comics, Guillermo del Toro, and Universal Brand Development have teamed up to create Trollhunters: The Secret History of Trollkind, a continuation of Trollhunters' main protagonist, Jim Lake Jr.'s story in comic form. Continue reading for more details on the comic and a look at the cover artwork.
Press Release: Milwaukie, Ore., (July 18, 2017)—From Dark Horse Comics, Guillermo del Toro, and Universal Brand Development, comes a graphic novel with further adventures for DreamWorks Animation Television’s Trollhunters’ teenage hero, Jim Lake, Jr., in Trollhunters: The Secret History of Trollkind. Trollhunters executive producer and writer Marc Guggenheim and How to Train Your Dragon graphic novel writer Richard Hamilton work alongside Trollhunters creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro to co-write this companion tale to the Emmy-winning Netflix series! Timothy Green II (Avenger’s Academy, Justice League: 3001) provides his artistic skills to »
- Tamika Jones
Announce Development Of Popular Comic Books “Mind Mgmt,” “Flutter” And Hit Podcasts “Tanis,” “The Bright Sessions” For TV
“The Blacklist” Producer Dan Cerone to Develop “Mind Mgmt”
Universal City, CA- July 17, 2017- On the heels of their “Umbrella Academy” series pick-up on Netflix, Universal Cable Productions and Dark Horse Entertainment have renewed their first-look deal to continue developing and producing scripted programming from the distinguished publisher’s comic book library, as well as new original material. Ucp continues to roll out its impressive genre development slate with Dark Horse Entertainment’s “Mind Mgmt, »
- ComicMix Staff
Universal Cable Productions has renewed its first-look deal with Dark Horse Entertainment. As part of the renewed agreement, the studio has begun development on series adaptations on several Dark Horse comics and podcasts.
Among the new projects are “Tanis,” based on the hit podcast, developed by Lee Shipman (“The Son”) and podcast creator Terry Miles and produced by Sam Raimi and Debbie Liebling through their company Pod 3; “Mind Mgmt,” from Matt Kindt, developed by Dan Cerone (“The Blacklist”); “The Bright Sessions” adapted for television by Gabrielle G. Stanton (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Flash”) and creator and star of the podcast, Lauren Shippen; and “Flutter” based on the Lgbtq comic by Jennie Wood and adapted by Katherine Lindberg and Marc Rosen.
“Dark Horse Entertainment is a comic mastermind with deep knowledge of the genre and an expertise in developing content” said Dawn Olmstead, Executive Vice President of Development, Universal Cable Productions. “We »
- Daniel Holloway
Netflix is bringing another superhero story to life.
Universal Cable Prods. is producing the series along with Dark Horse Entertainment and Bluegrass Television for Netflix, which has ordered 10 episodes for the first season. The show will premiere in 2018.
Based on the comics and graphic novels of the same name, “Umbrella Academy” is a live-action series that follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes, known as The Umbrella Academy — The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin — as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.
The comics were created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá and published by Dark Horse Comics. Way »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
5 July 2017 3:48 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Hellboy is a unique franchise in that so far each installment has been released by a different studio. Adapting the works of comic creator Mike Mignola, the first movie was made by Revolution Studios and »
- Borys Kit
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