Looks like Guillermo del Toro’s vision of Hellboy starring Ron Perlman is never getting its concluding third film, but there is a reboot in the works helmed by Neil Marshall (‘The Descent,’ ‘Dog Soldiers’) and starring ‘Stranger Things’s’ David Harbour.
Perlman is reportedly enthusiastic about Harbour coming onboard, as evidenced by his meeting with Harbour officiated by Patton Oswalt. Oswalt didn’t reveal much in the way of detail on his Twitter (such is the nature of the medium) beyond that it was a “smashing success” followed by a joke that he was going to “launch my new pop duo, Hellboyz.”
Perlman had this to say on his own Twitter: “Not since Bill Clinton, Menachem Begin, and Anwar Sadat has there been such an epic summit yielding such a small result! Apparently Patton Oswalt aka balvenieboy thought it was a good idea to host @DavidKHarbour and yours truly for a detente dinner. The result: i gained 3 pounds and ruined my liver. Meanwhile, good luck kid! Signed, the babe.”
Oh, to be a fly on the wall!