Fans who have been dying to see the ‘Hellboy’ reboot are probably thrilled that they only have to wait until this coming Thursday to check out a trailer. To tide us over Legendary has revealed a new poster for the film!
Director Neil Marshall has a lot to live up to with so many fans still loving the Ron Perlman take on the character but so far it seems like Harbour may have been the perfect choice to replace him. It’s hard to argue that casting this ‘Stranger Things‘ actor would hurt the film’s reception as he has been getting nothing but praise ever since showing up as Sheriff Hopper on the Netflix series.
The new teaser poster for ‘Hellboy’ actually shows us a take on the character which has been brought up in the comics for years. It was even shown in a prophetic vision in the Guillermo del Toro films: the young hero as Anung Un Rama. For those unfamiliar with the character, there is a prophecy that this half-demon is the harbinger of the Apocalypse and his actual name translates literally into “and upon his brow is set a crown of flame” which is what you’re about to see.
You can check out the new poster thanks to IGN right here!
I’m loving the sneak peek so far, and while I understand why they would have it shrouded in darkness, I wish that there was a little more light to share precisely how Hellboy will look. I’m sure you can see how they found inspiration in the translation of “and upon his brow is set a crown of flame” in this image. I suspect that the “Demons have demons too” tagline refers to the prophecy of what Hellboy will do when his nature is to try and save people instead of bringing about The Apocalypse.
What do you think of the latest poster for ‘Hellboy’? How do you think the trailer will be when it lands this coming Thursday? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.
‘Hellboy’ will rise into your local theater on April 12th, 2019! It stars David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, and Thomas Haden Church.