“American Gods” Star Ian McShane Joins “Hellboy” Reboot Starring David Harbour

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, who currently stars on the hit Starz series American Gods, will be joining David Harbour in Lionsgate’s reboot, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

Harbour will be portraying the red anti-hero, while McShane will play Hellboy’s adoptive father, Professor Broom. The film will find Hellboy facing off against a medieval sorceress who seeks to destroy mankind.

Neil Marshall will direct the adaptation of Mike Mignola’s comic book Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen. Marshall also directed the horror movie The Descent and worked on Game of Thrones, so given his history of creating hauntingly beautiful imagery, I think he’s a great choice to update Hellboy.

Christa Campbell and Lati Grobman will produce with Lloyd Levin and Larry Gordon, as well as of . Production will take place overseas this fall.

McShane’s recent credits include DeadwoodAmerican Gods and John Wick, the latter two of which are Lionsgate properties. He’s represented by , , and Sloane Offer. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of his casting.

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