Ron Perlman Will Never Stop Fighting to Get 'Hellboy 3' Made

Ron Perlman reveals that director Guillermo del Toro's first two 'Hellboy' movies were set up for an epic climax that the actor is desperate to make happen.

Following the modest success of 2004's Hellboy ($99 million worldwide from a $66 million budget) and 2008's Hellboy II: The Golden Army ($165 million worldwide from an $85 million budget), fans have been wondering if Hellboy 3 will ever happen. Whether or not the sequel ever sees the light of day, franchise star Ron Perlman revealed in a recent interview that he will always fight to make one final sequel, and that writer-director Guillermo del Toro already has ideas for the third movie.

"I'd like to finish it. I'd like for there to be a third film because the first two films were set up for this huge resolve and he (Guillermo del Toro) already understands what that resolve will look like. He never gave me the nuts and bolts of it, but he gave me a rather broad strokes sketch of what the third film would look like and it's so epic and so deserved by the fans that hung in there for the first two that I really feel as though it's essential that we make it. So I fight for it every day. Sometimes I'm the only voice and sometimes there are others, but I'm never going to stop trying to get Hellboy 3 made!"

We first heard about Hellboy 3 at Comic-Con 2012, when both Ron Perlman and Guillermo del Toro admitted publicly that they are trying to get the third movie made. Ron Perlman also revealed in April 2013 that he has been trying to use "Jewish guilt" on Guillermo del Toro to make the movie happen, but as of now, nothing has materialized.

It isn't known if Guillermo del Toro has written a full script for Hellboy 3, but the filmmaker has an ever-growing slate of projects. Aside from his FX TV series The Strain, which debuts July 13, the filmmaker is in post-production on Crimson Peak (October 16, 2015), and he is also working on the Pacific Rim 2 screenplay with Zak Penn.

He is also developing Dark Universe for Warner Bros. and a Frankenstein project, just to name a few. His plate is so full that, last week, he backed out of Warner Bros.' live-action revisionist take on Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson.

Would you like to see Hellboy 3 become a reality? Chime in with your thoughts below.

Hellboy 3 is in development and stars Ron Perlman. The film is directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Beauty and the Beast comes to theaters in 2015 and stars Emma Watson.



Sources: Hey U Guys

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Comments (16)

  1. Josh

    Never stop, Ron.

    4 months agoby @shuabertFlag

  2. The Knight Has Risen

    Hell yes!

    4 months agoby @thehost91Flag

  3. darkdream

    F*cking rights Ron Perlman is the best

    4 months agoby @darkdreamFlag

  4. cvnt$top

    @ObiWanShinobi lmao, alright i believe you bruh

    4 months agoby @cvntstopFlag

  5. Bellandedward1

    The directors cut of HellBoy is a must own film its awesome and then the Collectors edition of HellBoy 2 The Golden Army both are awesome films and a third one is a must they need to get rolling on this and make it happen already its been 7 years since HB2

    4 months agoby @bellandedward1Flag

  6. Bellandedward1

    This needs to happen before ron Perelman gets to old

    4 months agoby @bellandedward1Flag

  7. ObiWanShinobi

    i'm black so i can say that @cvntstop

    4 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  8. ObiWanShinobi

    That would be epic as f*ck if so my nigga.

    @cvntstop

    4 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  9. cvnt$top

    @ObiWanShinobi i wonder if Brian wrote that just for your argument's sake lol @therealGoku same here

    4 months agoby @cvntstopFlag

  10. The Real Goku

    I wonder why thats not considered a success!? The movie made ALL of it's money back and a good profit the movie paid for itself and paid people. That sounds like a success to me

    4 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  11. ObiWanShinobi

    LOL how am I trolling??? The evidence is right there in the MOVIEWEB article. You were wrong all along. The site you were commenting on while disagreeing against my claims is the exact site that just backed up what I said. LMAO. @thedude1

    4 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  12. TheDude1

    @ObiWanShinobi Now you are trolling.

    Stop talking to me troll.

    4 months agoby @thedude1Flag

  13. The Real Goku

    F * C K I N G DO IT!!!

    4 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  14. ObiWanShinobi

    @thedude1 "Following the modest success of 2004's Hellboy ($99 million worldwide from a $66 million budget) and 2008's Hellboy II: The Golden Army ($165 million worldwide from an $85 million budget)" SEE BRO. EVEN MOVIEWEB SAID IT. A MOVIE DOESN'T HAVE TO DOUBLE ITS BUDGET TO BE CONSIDERED A SUCCESS.

    66x2=132. Hellboy made 99. Still considered a success despite not doubling on its budget.

    85x2=170. Hellboy 2 made 165 million. But...ITS STILL CONSIDERED A SUCCESS. Say it ain't so?

    as for a hellboy 3, im down for it.

    4 months agoby @ObiWanShinobiFlag

  15. cvnt$top

    Itll definitely be worth the wait

    4 months agoby @cvntstopFlag