David Harbour Compares ‘Hellboy’ Remake to Chocolate as a Way of Talking About Why It Failed

/Film | 5/28/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Remember the Hellboy remake? It’s okay if you don’t, because everyone seemed hated it, and it bombed at the box office. Now, a few months removed from the release date, star David Harbour is opening up about the film’s failure. Sort of. In an attempt to remain diplomatic, the actor has compared Hellboy to chocolate, offering a somewhat muddled analogy.

We all like David Harbour. He’s been a dependable character actor for years, and his memorable work on Stranger Things helped make him an even bigger star. In addition to that, he seems like a genuinely nice guy. So I take no pleasure in the fact that Harbour’s first movie as a leading man, Hellboy, ended up being such a dud. Sure, the idea of rebooting Hellboy without Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman was a bad idea to begin with, but I also want only good things for Harbour.

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While speaking at MCM Comic-Con in London (via Digital Spy), Harbor attempted to explain the failure of his Hellboy by comparing the movie to chocolate. I think. Honestly, it’s hard to make heads or tails of what Harbour is saying here:

“The problem that I have with comic book movies nowadays is...
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