You’re going to want to watch this with headphones on if you’re at the office. This is the red band trailer, which means it contains adult themes and harsh language that you don’t want your boss picking up on. Or your kids.

That said, the new red band trailer for Hellboy, starring David Harbour and Milla Jovovich, is completely off the top end of the scale. Pause the stream while you watch. The control is to the right.

Hellboy is back, and he’s on fire. Actually, literally on fire, at least parts of him. He’s definitely got that whole Lord of the Underworld vibe going on, and that’s going to be a major plot point in the film.

Hellboy (David Harbour) and Alice Monoghan (Sasha Lane) in HELLBOY.
Photo Credit: Mark Rogers.

From the pages of Mike Mignola’s seminal work, this action packed story sees the legendary half-demon superhero (David Harbour, “Stranger Things”) called to the English countryside to battle a trio of rampaging giants.   There he discovers The Blood Queen, Nimue (Milla Jovovich, whom you’ll recognize from the Resident Evil series as well as The Fifth Element). She’s a resurrected ancient sorceress thirsting to avenge a past betrayal. Suddenly caught in a clash between the supernatural and the human, Hellboy is now hell-bent on stopping Nimue without triggering the end of the world.      

This entire trailer for the reboot of the Hellboy movie franchise is living, breathing fan service. Screenwriter Andrew Cosby and director Neil Marshall have nailed this and really understand what Hellboy is all about.

Hellboy also features Ian McShane (John Wick), Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0 and Lost), and Sasha Lane (American Honey), and makes its debut on April 12, just six weeks from now.

Are we going to see it?

Hell, yes.


Gene Turnbow
Gene Turnbow

President of Krypton Media Group, Inc., radio personality and station manager of Part writer, part animator, part musician, part illustrator, part programmer, part entrepreneur – all geek.