EXCLUSIVE: HELLBOY Reboot Script Details
A few months ago it was announced that a new reboot of Hellboy (Formally titled Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen) will be hitting the big screen with Game of Thrones and The Descent director Neil Marshall attached to helm the project. Stranger Things actor David Harbour is set to star as the demonic superhero.
In the last couple of days some casting news were also announced with Ian McShane expected to play Hellboy’s adoptive father Professor Broom and Milla Jovovich set to play the Blood Queen, the main villain in the film.
Recently Mike Mignola, the creator of the Hellboy comic book series revealed to the folks at Newsarama that the B.P.R.D. will figure into the new reboot but did not give away any of the specific characters that will involved… UNTIL NOW.
Over the weekend I got a hot tip from one of my sources on which characters will be in reboot and some story details. Here is what my source had to say:
You will see the B.P.R.D. HEADQUARTERS, which is on a snow-capped mountainside, you will see arcane artifacts: cryptid skeletons, freakish things encased in formaldehyde, period weapons. Fans will also get to see the symbol of a hand holding a sword, with the words: IN ABSENTIA LUCI, TENEBRAE VINCIUNT.
Who are the members of the B.P.R.D. this time around?
- Abe Sapien
- Alice Monaghan: She can hear dead people. She will also use the Spirit Wrack.
- Major Ben Daimio: rugged military type with cold, calculating eyes, close-cropped hair and three jagged scars raked across his grizzled face. Has a cool transformation, which I can not spoil.
Other characters include
- Gruagach, a fairy creature that looks like a pig and is a vengeful adversary of Hellboy. He blames Hellboy for his current state and wants revenge.
- Baba Yaga the witch.
- King Arthur
The Hellboy reboot will indeed be Rated R and will be a darker horror story than the lighter tone from the previous del Toro films, as you get to see a lot of cool actions scenes that include severed heads. There are some creatures of darkness, one creature has giant tentacles which wraps themselves around the London Bridge, hence why the film will be filmed in London.
Film leaves it wide up for a sequel as you get to see who Hellboy is going after next.
Sounds pretty interesting as I’ve always wanted to see an R-Rated version of Hellboy. So now you know when casting continues you might know whom they might be playing.
Are you looking forward to this reboot? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.
Hellboy is set to begin filming next month and scheduled to be released in 2018.
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