David Harbour Says Hellboy Was 'Unfairly Bludgeoned' Despite Having 'Major Problems'

PEOPLE.com | 5/28/2019 | Staff
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David Harbour is opening up about the criticism his Hellboy reboot received after its release in April.

The 44-year-old actor told Digital Spy there are multiple hands on deck when it comes to making a movie.

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The film is a reboot of Guillermo del Toro’s films with Ron Perlman as the titular character. In Harbour’s version, Hellboy is caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human and must battle an ancient sorceress (Milla Jovovich) who is bent on revenge.

“We did our best, but there’s so many voices that go into these things and they’re not always going to work,” he said. “I did what I could do and I feel proud of what I did, but ultimately I’m not in control of a lot of those things.”

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Harbour continued, “The problem that I have with comic book movies nowadays is that I think, and it’s a result of the power of Marvel stuff, it’s like chocolate, it’s a flavor.”

“So everybody goes chocolate is delicious and these guys make the best chocolate. So as you judge the movies, it’s like, ‘Well it’s not as chocolatey as this, this does not taste like chocolate at all,'” he explained. “And I sort of want a world where there are more flavors than just comparisons to chocolate. So in that way when Hellboy...
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