Hellboy’s Blood-Soaked Horns Are Too Dull to Leave Much of an Impression

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In the months leading up to Hellboy’s release, much noise was made about how much comic creator Mike Mignola (who co-wrote the film with Andrew Cosby) didn’t want the movie to be an origin story that retread ground Guillermo del Toro staked out in his Hellboy movies. But that seems to have been almost all but lip…

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Hellboy’s Producer Discusses the Thinking Behind That Ben Daimio Whitewashing ‘Mistake’

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One of the first curious details about Neil Marshall’s Hellboy reboot came when actor Ed Skrein was cast as Ben Daimio. In the Hellboy comics, Daimio’s always been Japanese-American. Skrein, notably, has always been quite white, and so the question on everyone’s minds at the time was what, exactly, was Lionsgate…

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The New Red-Band Hellboy Trailer Is as Gleeful as It Is Gory 

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The second trailer for Neil Marshall’s R-rated Hellboy reboot is here, and like the first trailer in December, it features glimpses at the main characters (especially David Harbour as you-know-who), and it’s gory and full of monsters. But this trailer’s also got way more of Milla Jovovich’s sinister sorceress,…

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The Epic Mythology of Highlander May Be Holding Back Its Return

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We all feel like immortals when it comes to discussing a new Highlander. It’s been over a decade (though it might as well be centuries) since we first caught wind of the proposed remake of the 1986 cult movie, with names like Ryan Reynolds, Justin Lin, and even Tom Cruise floated at various points.

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