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Neil Marshall’s ‘Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen’ is Now Titled ‘Hellboy’

Hellboy: Rise

We’ve just received word that The Descent, Centurion, and Dog Soldiers director Neil Marshall’s Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen is now simply known as Hellboy, which will feature “Stranger Things” star David Harbour in the title role.

As previously reported, Resident Evil‘s Milla Jovovich is cast to play Hellboy‘s villain, the elusive Blood Queen, and Ian McShane is set to play Professor Broom.

Aron Coleite is working on the latest draft of a script by Andrew Cosby, Christopher Golden and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. Larry Gordon and Lloyd Levin and Mike Richardson are the producers. Millennium Films and Lionsgate are making the film. Christa Campbell and Lati Grobman are also producing through Campbell Grobman Films.

Related news: Marshall is hoping to score an “R”-rating for his reboot of Hellboy.

Dark Universe will continue to keep you posted.