Hellboy 2 Cast Announced

Hellboy writer/director Guillermo del Toro has revealed the full cast line-up for Hellboy 2: The Golden Army. Let's take a look:

  • Ron Perlman and Selma Blair return to star.
  • John Hurt (V For Vendetta, Alien) returns for a cameo.
  • Rupert Evans (who played John Myers in the original) will not be returning.
  • The script includes a brief cameo/epilogue for Karl Ruprecht Kroenen (played in the original by Ladislav Beran), but it has not yet been approved by Universal.
  • John Alexander (body) and Thomas Kretschmann (voice) will play Johann Kraus, a disembodied ectoplasmic spirit with psychic abilities who maintains a tangible form via a containment suit.
  • Doug Jones (Hellboy, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer) will play 4 characters.
  • Brian Steele (Hellboy, Doom) will play 4 characters.
  • Anna Walton (The Mutant Chronicles) will play Princess Nuala.
  • Luke Goss (Blade II) plays Prince Nuada.
  • Roy Dotrice (Swimming With Sharks, Amadeus) plays King Balor
  • The movie starts filming this Friday (June 8th) in Budapest. Hellboy 2: The Golden Army hits theaters on August 1st 2008.