David Harbour Says the Love for Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Hellboy’ Killed His Reboot
Published on Mar 25, 2020
David Harbour has had massive success on television thanks to his starring role on Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” but his film career in recent years hasn’t been as promising. Harbour was the face of Neil Marshall’s 2019 “Hellboy” reboot, which earned some of last year’s worst reviews and box office numbers. The film carried a $50 million production budget but only made $44 million worldwide. The gross at the domestic box office was a paltry $21 million. “Hellboy” was by all accounts a misfire, but Harbour says the project never stood a chance at success because of the animosity that surrounded the reboot from the start. The actor says “Hellboy” fans, many of whom adore Guillermo del Toro’s 2004 movie and its 2008 sequel, were against the film before cameras started rolling.
“I think it failed before we began shooting because I think that people didn’t want us to make the movie,
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Author: Zack Sharf