Thanks to SuperHeroHype.com for this wonderfully uplifting article about a little boy who wanted to meet, then be, Hellboy for a day.
I’ll let Spencer Perry, who wrote the story, pick up the tale….
Spectral Motion, a well known special effects company which has worked on the Fantastic Four, Hellboy, and X-Men films, has been the location of two Make-A-Wish children’s wishes. For one of them, Zachary wanted to meet and become Hellboy. When Ron Perlman heard about it, he couldn’t refuse to don the horns once again.
Spectral Motion said: “In the past three weeks, Spectral Motion has been honored to host two wonderful Make-A-Wish children, Caleb and Zachary. Zachary loved his visit for two very special reasons.
“It was Zachary’s wish to meet Hellboy and also to become Hellboy. When the Make-A-Wish Foundation contacted Spectral Motion with this request, Mike thought it would be fantastic to have Ron Perlman reprise his role for the day.
“Ron loved the idea and donned the makeup once more (with the assistance of Lufeng Qu and Eden Elizalde) and also ordered a Hellboy sized meal of burgers, shakes, and fries for Zachary and his family and the entire Spectral crew to enjoy.
“Later in the day, Zachary was transformed into Hellboy with the assistance of makeup artists Lufeng Qu and Neil Winn. Both of the Make-A-Wish days were a complete thrill for the families of the children, as well as for the crew at Spectral Motion!”
What a great story and one that more ‘celebs’ should perhaps read. We at FTN salute Spectral Motion, the Make-A-Wish foundation and Ron Pearlman.