First look: Jack Kesy transforms into Hellboy in new trailer
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First look: Jack Kesy transforms into Hellboy in new trailer

Jul 01, 2024 2:12 PM

The highly anticipated trailer for "Hellboy: The Crooked Man" has been released, offering fans a first glimpse at Jack Kesy's portrayal of the iconic character. This superhero horror film, based on the 1950s rural Appalachia story of the same name by Mike Mignola, is set to bring a fresh take on Hellboy with a screenplay co-written by Mignola himself. Directed by Brian Taylor, this reboot promises an authentic version of the Hellboy story, featuring dark, eerie visuals and a plot involving a community haunted by witches.

Kesy, the third actor to take on the role after David Harbour and Ron Perlman, joins Adeline Rudolph in exploring a chilling new chapter of Hellboy's adventures, battling the mysterious antagonist, The Crooked Man. Fans can expect a different tone from previous Hellboy films, with deeper horror elements playing a central role. Millennium's president, Jeffrey Greenstein, emphasized that this film will be the first in a new series that stays true to Mignola's original vision.

nWhen is the release date for Hellboy: The Crooked Man?

"Hellboy: The Crooked Man" is slated for release later this year, although an exact date has not yet been specified.


Background information: Hellboy, created by Mike Mignola, debuted in San Diego Comic-Con Comics #2 in August 1993. The character is a demon summoned from Hell as a baby who grows up to become a defender against dark forces. The storyline of The Crooked Man was originally published in a three-issue comic book miniseries in 2008, gaining acclaim for its horror elements and folklore-inspired narrative.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-01 15:06:02
Man, I'm stoked to see Jack Kesy's take on Hellboy With Mignola co-writing, you know we're in for some genuinely eerie, folklore-infused horror that stays true to the source material.
Mr. Bison Mr. Bison commented on: 2024-07-01 15:00:06
The new trailer for Hellboy: The Crooked Man looks like it's going to bring a gnarlier, horror-centric vibe to the franchise, thanks to Mike Mignola's direct involvement. Kesy stepping into Hellboy's shoes could offer a fresh spin, and I'm stoked to see what this reboot brings to the table later this year
N3rdo N3rdo commented on: 2024-07-01 14:54:03
The fresh take on Hellboy in The Crooked Man looks promising, especially with Mike Mignola co-writing the screenplay. Jack Kesy stepping into the role should be interesting, and I'm definitely looking forward to those deeper horror elements
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