‘Hellboy’ Reboot First Look Reveals ‘Stranger Things’ Star David Harbour as Big Red

Slashfilm | 9/13/2017 | Jacob Hall
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While fans have been grumbling about the new Hellboy reboot and how director Guillermo del Toro never got to finish his trilogy, let’s be honest. We’ve all been at least a little bit curious about what an R-rated Hellboy movie directed by Neil Marshall and starring Stranger Things‘ David Harbour as the red-skinned paranormal investigator would look like.

Now, thanks to a first look image of Harbour in character, we know. It looks like Hellboy.

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For better or worse, this Hellboy looks very similar to the incarnation played twice by Ron Perlman in 2004’s Hellboy and 2008’s Hellboy II: The Golden Army. His hair is longer, his body a little more battle-worn, and “the Right Hand of Doom” has a completely different texture, but I can imagine someone with only vague memories of the first two movies seeing this image and thinking it was the same actor.

As a fan of Mike Mignola’s comics, I’m admittedly surprised that they once again went with a super-beefy take on the character. While Hellboy has a muscular build in the comics, he’s often drawn as leaner and slumped – a less confident, more weary, somewhat blue-collar demon-hunting demon. Here, he has a more...
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