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Guillermo del Toro‘s early development process involves lots of notes and sketches; this is a well-established bit of knowledge. We’ve seen hints of his sketchbooks thanks to various DVD releases of his films, and other behind the scenes peeks at his process over the years.

Now one great collection of his sketches has been assembled, and it features elements for just about everything, from the Hellboy movies and Blade II to The Devil’s Backbone, Pan’s Labyrinth, and Pacific Rim. Even better, there are a couple things that tease what might have been if At the Mountains of Madness had come into being. Check out a gallery below. Read More »

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Sequel Bits is more badass than usual this time, with updates on skilled assassins, demonic heroes, costumed villains, and more. After the jump:

  • Watch Bruce Willis on the set of A Good Day to Die Hard
  • Alex Kurtzman talks about the villain’s central role in Star Trek 2
  • Lindsay Lohan is in talks for a part in Scary Movie 5
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse won’t rape anyone in Kick-Ass 2
  • Matt Damon isn’t convinced he’s needed for Bourne 5
  • Guillermo del Toro still really, really wants to make Hellboy 3

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Why did Ron Perlman recently dress up like Hellboy? Want to see behind the scenes photos of Christopher Nolan on the set of The Dark Knight Rises? Is there a way to get your phone synced up with Man of Steel content right now? Which problem occurred during the first Dark Knight Rises press screening? How much might Scarlett Johansson make when she returns for The Avengers 2? Did The Amazing Spider-Man have a good weekend at the box office? What honor was bestowed upon Christopher Nolan this weekend? And can you purchase Todd McFarlane‘s original art for Spider-Man #1? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

Here are the next two installments in Mondo‘s first ‘director series,’ which is spotlighting the films of Guillermo Del Toro. All his films except for Mimic will get a unique poster from the boutique outlet. (Aw, poor Mimic.) The Blade II image has already been released and sold out. These two go on sale Friday. More info on each after the break. Read More »

Funny People Deleted Scene: “Hellboy”

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This deleted scene from Judd Apatow‘s Funny People shows us one of the scrapped conversations from the car drive from Los Angeles up to San Francisco. George (Adam Sandler) and Ira (Seth Rogen) debate about watching Hellboy and discuss ideas for possible future movie projects for George. The deleted scene is included on the DVD/Blu-ray release, which hits stores on November 24th. Watch the clip now after the jump.
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San Francisco’s Gallery 1988 has a great art show opening tonight (January 9th 7-10pm) with some movie themed pieces. The artist’s name is Nathan Stapley and he created 85 pieces for his solo show, and all but 2 of the pieces are $200.00 or less. So, you can get an original painting at print prices.

You can view some more of the artwork after the jump.

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Hellboy Appears in New DirecTV Commercial

DirecTV hired Hellboy to promote their new online DVR feature. The television commercials began airing over the weekend. Thanks to Nick for the tip.

Hot Toys has announced their 12 Inch Hellboy collectible figure. The figure perfectly captures the likeness of actor Ron Pearlman as Hellboy.

Hot Toys developed muscle figure body with over 28 points of articulation featuring caved occult symbol on Hellboy’s right shoulder. Bendable tail with wire inside. “Right arm doom” with bendable fingers.

More after the jump.

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