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David Harbour talks different approach on Hellboy role

August 29th, 2017 by Marc 1 Comment

David Harbour has been talking about his approach to playing Hellboy in the forthcoming reboot.

The Stranger Things actor said his take on the character would from the approach of original star Ron Perlman.

There are things I’m going to do that are different than that,” Harbour told MTV. “Ron sort of embraces this machismo in himself and in Hellboy, that kind of is this thing, and I really like it and I think it’s super fun and it’s a super fun performance, but I think Hellboy has a certain psycho dynamic where occasionally he has to prove that he’s the lion and has to roar, but I think he struggles with his own masculinity.

“But I don’t think he needs that as much as maybe those other movies did. I have a bit of a different take on his capability or his slickness. I sort of think that for me he’s a little less skilled at constructing that persona.”

The forthcoming Hellboy film will be directed by Neil Marshall and co-stars Ian McShane, Milla Jovovich and Sasha Lane. It begins shooting next month with no official release date.

Source: MTV

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….