David Harbour Doubts ‘Hellboy’ Sequel Will Happen, Surprising No One

/Film | 6/28/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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The Hellboy reboot arrived in theaters in April, and it was gone in a flash. The R-rated reboot of the Dark Horse comics hero starring David Harbour pulled in $21.9 million at the box office, less than half of the $50 million it cost to make the movie. Based on that, pretty much no one thought a sequel would be following. But just to be sure, someone asked David Harbour to confirm as much. It should come as no surprise that Harbour doesn’t really see that coming together anytime soon, if at all.

ComicBook.com was bold enough to ask David Harbour if there was any light at the end of the tunnel for Hellboy to spark a sequel despite the fact that the movie bombed hard at the box office. Harbour was honest and very self-aware about the film’s performance, both critically and financially:

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“I don’t think there’ll be much of a light. There’s a lot of people who reach out to me who really loved it and really enjoyed the new take, and were just happy to see him back on the screen, but I know in the culture at large, I don’t think it was very well received.”

We don’t know who walked away from that Hellboy movie satisfied, especially after Guillermo del Toro did an infinitely better job bringing the character to life with Ron Perlman with the two previous movies. Those movies weren’t runaway box...
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