While I don’t like the film’s sequel, I’ve come around on Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy, the 2004 adaptation of Mike Mignola’s comic about a demon raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis.
A sequel has been in the cards since the 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army, although it has never come into fruition. Del toro became quite busy and Universal didn’t seem to hot on keeping the franchise going.
Stories over the years have been back and forth on what to expect, although Ron Perlman, who starred as the title character, has remained adamant that he wants to grow horns for another round with del Toro.
Unfortunately, Perlman is forced to be the bearer of bad news in this new interview over at Variety.
Meanwhile, having mounted a personal campaign to get ‘Hellboy 3’ made, Perlman admitted that it “probably will never happen, though you never say never never.”
Netflix and Amazon have proved that no project is truly dead. If “Fuller House” can exist, anything is possible. Maybe one of them will get behind a third Hellboy?! Let’s see what Kevin Garnett thinks…