The ‘Hellboy’ Reboot Production Was Troubled, Which Might Explain Its Poor Critical Reception

/Film | 4/11/2019 | Ben Pearson
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The new Hellboy movie is currently sitting at a miserable 12% on Rotten Tomatoes. Our review calls it “one of the worst comic book movies ever made.” When that level of negative buzz swirls around a movie, it’s inevitable that stories will begin to emerge which attempt to lay the blame at someone else’s feet – because if there’s one thing that’s remained true in Hollywood since its earliest days, it’s that nobody is going to willingly accept blame if it can be shuffled off elsewhere.

So in the wake of such a poor critical reception, it’s not surprising that a new report has arrived detailing some production troubles on the Hellboy set, including claims that the producers attempted to undermine director Neil Marshall (one of the producer’s attorneys denies this), star David Harbour butted heads with Marshall, and more.

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Other problems include claims of Levin undermining Marshall in front of the cast and crew, going as far as to give direction that contradicted Marshall’s (the attorney says this also...
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