Written by: Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes
According to the news site, Deadline, Resident Evil star Milla Jovovich is in final negotiations to play the Hellboy Reboot’s antagonist, The Blood Queen. This is the latest bit of casting news following Ian McShane’s casting as Professor Bloom, Hellboy’s adoptive father. Jovovich is no stranger to genre films like Hellboy, having starred in the Resident Evil Franchise, The Fifth Element and Ultraviolet.
Jovovich’s proposed character in the film in the Blood Queen, better known to comic fans as Nimue. She’s a major antagonist from the more recent Hellboy comics and is well-known for her role in the character’s death.
The Hellboy Reboot will be directed by Neil Marshall and will star David Harbour in the title role. It recently cast Ian McShane as Trevor Bruttenholm, Hellboy’s adoptive father and will have an R-rating. The expected release date is sometime in 2018
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