Guillermo del Toro Hellboy

Director Guillermo del Toro bears no ill will toward the planned R-rated Hellboy reboot. Amid the early 2000s wave of comic book movies that brought us mainstream studio titles like X-MenSpider-Man and the first attempt at the Hulk, Guillermo del Toro unleashed the oddball film Hellboy based on a relatively underground comic from the artist Mike Mignola. While the famous comic book movies starred traditional leading-man actors like Hugh Jackman, Tobey Maguire, and Eric Bana, Hellboy was headed up by the decidedly non-traditional Ron Perlman, a character actor best-known for playing the Beast in the cult TV series Beauty and the Beast.

Despite its unlikely source material and even-more-unlikely lead actor, Hellboy caught on ...

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