HELLBOY: Guillermo Del Toro Weighs In On Mike Mignola's Decision To Reboot The Franchise

HELLBOY: Guillermo Del Toro Weighs In On Mike Mignola's Decision To Reboot The Franchise

Just a couple of months after his failed attempt to get Hellboy 3 off the ground, Guillermo del Toro learned along with the rest of us that a reboot is on the way. Here's what he thinks about that!

Earlier this year, Guillermo del Toro attempted to finally make Hellboy 3 a reality. After a Twitter poll garnered a huge response and the filmmaker met with creator Mike Mignola and star Ron Perlman, fans started getting excited about the threequel happening...until del Toro confirmed it would not. 

Just two months later, we learned that a reboot is in the works from director Neil Marshall and that Stranger Things star David Harbour is going to be taking on the role of the fan-favourite superhero. 

When The Hollywood Reporter caught up with del Toro, they asked how he feels about the news and it seems like it's got his blessing. "I don’t own Hellboy, Mike does. So, you know, he is the father of the character and if he wants to reboot it, it’s perfectly fine. I got to make two — that’s two more than I thought I would get to make. So you know, as far as I’m concerned god speed and god bless." 

Del Toro definitely appears to be disappointed and it's easy to see why. Mignola clearly decided that he'd rather see a new take on Hellboy over the director's plans for a third instalment. There's currently no release date for the reboot, but production is expected to start sometime during this coming fall. 
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