The last Alex Proyas film, Paradise Lost, came apart at the seams before it really got moving, thanks to budget issues that made the production unfeasible in the eyes of the Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. beancounters, and technological hurdles that got in the way of realizing the film’s ambitious sci-fi vision of battles in Heaven.

But Proyas now has another film project coming together, and it is one that also lives in the realm of the fantastic. The property is Joe Golem And The Drowning City, a graphic novel by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, and Christopher Golden.

The graphic novel follows “an orphaned teenage girl, an aging magician, a lunatic scientist, a Victorian occult detective, and the stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem—a man whose strange dreams hint of a history he has forgotten–as they struggle for the fate of an alternate 1970s lower Manhattan.” So that sounds pretty alright. Read More »

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For several years — since the promotion cycle for Hellboy 2: The Golden ArmyGuillermo del Toro has been talking about making a third Hellboy movie. Other participants, such as Ron Perlman, have talked about it, too, but the idea always came down to the availability of the director. The latest person to weigh in on the potential for a sequel is Mike Mignola, the man who originally wrote and drew the character on the comics page. And he doesn’t think that theoretical third film is ever going to happen. Read More »

Hellboy 2 Movie Poster from Comic-Con

Hellboy 2 PosterOne of the few posters we missed at Comic-Con 2007 is this exclusive Hellboy 2 teaser poster illustrated by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. I definitely would have picked this one up if I  had seen it on the show-floor.

The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.

You can check out the poster to the right thanks to MTV. Click on the image to enlarge. Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy 2: The Golden Army hits theaters in Summer 2008.

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