hellboy: the crooked man trailer looks cheap but horror shines
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hellboy: the crooked man trailer looks cheap but horror shines

Jul 02, 2024 9:29 AM

The highly anticipated Hellboy: The Crooked Man has unveiled its first trailer, showcasing a fresh take on the iconic comic book character. While the trailer offers promising horror elements, it has received mixed reactions regarding its visual quality, with some comparing it to a fan-made production. The film, set in 1950s rural Appalachia, introduces a new storyline where Hellboy encounters a community plagued by witches, tied to his mysterious past. Co-written by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, the script is a collaboration with director Brian Taylor and author Christopher Golden. Despite skepticism about its production values, the film's darker, horror-centric approach might resonate well with fans.

Who is playing Hellboy in The Crooked Man?

Jack Kesy plays the role of Hellboy in Hellboy: The Crooked Man.

Hellboy: The Crooked Man is the latest adaptation of Mike Mignola's beloved comic series, following previous films directed by Guillermo del Toro and the 2019 reboot starring David Harbour. Known for his unique look, comprising sawn-off horns and a giant fist, Hellboy has become a cult favorite in pop culture. This film aims to delve deeper into Hellboy’s mythos, emphasizing horror elements that align with the original comics' darker tones. Fans are hopeful this installment will capture the eerie essence that the character embodies.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-02 09:48:16
Man, finally getting to see Hellboy: The Crooked Man in action is a sweet treat, but the mixed vibes on the trailer's visuals are real. Still, with Mike Mignola on board and a darker horror vibe, I'm crossing my fingers this one nails the eerie essence of the comics.
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-02 09:42:03
Looks like Hellboy is getting a gritty reboot that could really nail the horror vibe from the comics, but the jury's still out on the visual quality. Jack Kesy stepping into the horns is an interesting choice—let's hope he brings the right amount of grit and gravitas to the role.
N3rdo N3rdo commented on: 2024-07-02 09:36:03
The new trailer for Hellboy: The Crooked Man definitely captures the eerie, horror-centric vibe of the comics, and it's cool to see Jack Kesy stepping into the role. Despite some mixed reactions about the visuals, I'm hyped to see how the darker storyline unfolds in 1950s Appalachia
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