Fans have waited a long time for this one but, the highly-anticipated Hellboy reboot has finally set its release date. Lionsgate and Millennium will be releasing the film in theaters on January 11, 2019.
Hellboy will star David Harbour (Stranger Things) as the title character, Milla Jovovich as Nimue the Blood Queen, Ian McShane as Professor Broom, Sasha Lane as Alice Monaghan, Penelope Mitchel as Ganeida and Daniel Dae Kim as Daimio.
The official synopsis of the film is listed below:
“The film is about Hellboy going to England, where he must defeat Nimue, Merlin’s consort and the Blood Queen. But their battle will bring about the end of the world, a fate he desperately tries to turn away.”
Originally created in 1993 by Mike Mignola, the Hellboy comic series centers around a demon summoned by the Nazis during World War II from a portal to a paranormal dimension. Years later, the demon is all grown up and is serving as an agent to protect America from dark and evil forces. The first film in the franchise was released in 2004 and starred Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones. A sequel to the film was released in 2008.
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