Ron Perlman Says He Won’t Crowdfund Hellboy 3
The whole "lonely hero" thing.
In an interview with Digital Spy Ron Perlman spoke briefly about the Hellboy sequel, announcing that while he had “no news” to share “there’s always a chance.” The possibility of a third film based on Mike Mignola’s Dark Horse comic has been around for a while and a while (and a while), but Perlman says that the huge amount of positive responses have surprised and humbled him. “It should be sooner than later” he says. (We agree!)
When asked if Perlman would consider crowdfunding the film, he replied that he isn’t a fan of the idea.
I wouldn’t want to be involved in crowdfunding. I don’t think it’s the fan’s job to fund a movie. I think it’s up to the people who do it professionally. I think it’s the fans job to sit back and buy popcorn and Coke and watch the movie and enjoy it.
He then went on to describe the movie that we will hopefully one day enjoy:
I know that Hellboy 3 was designed to resolve the dilemma of whether the beast of the apocalypse would live up to his oracle, his destiny, of destroying mankind or whether the beast we’ve seen nurtured all these years, who’s used his immense superpowers in the opposite way, to protect mankind. Which one would win out? The destiny part is irreversible and non-negotiable. So, something dramatic has to happen in the third movie, to find out which Hellboy prevails.
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