EXCLUSIVE: Ketchup Leisure has landed the rights to Mllenium Media’s newest Hellboy pic Hellboy: The Crooked Man starring Jack Kesy within the titular function. The superhero horror film is a reimagining of the franchise based mostly on the Darkish Horse Comics character of the identical identify, created by Mike Mignola. Directed by Brian Taylor, the film follows Hellboy and a rookie BPRD agent as they get stranded in Nineteen Fifties rural Appalachia, solely to find a small neighborhood haunted by witches, led by the Crooked Man.
“We're very excited by this newest acquisition, this movie holds a particular place within the hearts of followers worldwide and we're dedicated to preserving and constructing its legacy as we convey the movie to followers and new audiences,” says Ketchup Leisure CEO Gareth West. “We're assured that our collaboration with Jeffrey Greenstein and the distinctive crew at Millennium Media will allow us to realize simply that,” continues West.
The movie additionally stars Jefferson White, Adeline Rudolph, Joseph Marcell, Leah McNamara, Hannah
Margetson, and Martin Bassindale. Marking a serious milestone in Hellboy function diversifications, Mike Mignola, creator of the comics, has penned the script alongside his Darkish Horse comics collaborator Chris Golden. The story will develop Hellboy’s world by probably the most beloved problems with the comedian collection.
The movie is a Millennium Media manufacturing in affiliation with Darkish Horse Leisure, Campbell Grobman Movie, and marks the primary movie in Millennium’s growth slate with German movie and TV distributor Telepool, owned by Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. Producers embrace Darkish Horse Leisure’s Mike Richardson, and Millennium Media’s Jeffrey Greenstein, Jonathan Yunger, Les Weldon, Rob Van Norden, and Yariv Lerner. Sam Schulte co-produces on behalf of Millennium Media.
Mignola, Millennium Media’s Avi Lerner, Trevor Brief, Boaz Davidson and Tanner Mobley,
Telepool’s Michael Müllner and Julia Müntefering, Campbell Grobman Movies’ Lati Grobman and Christa
Campbell, and Ketchup Entertianment’s Gareth West, Artur Galstian and Vahan Yepremyan government
“At a time when content material isn't extra in demand, it’s thrilling to associate with a bunch who just isn't solely captivated with films, however who're additionally stepping as much as distribute the forms of industrial movies that we imagine audiences crave. Regardless of all the adjustments within the market, it’s refreshing to start out constructing a pipeline with Ketchup and we're excited to construct upon this primary movie collectively,” provides Greenstein.
The acquisition of Hellboy: The Crooked Man represents Ketchup Leisure’s continued
growth within the leisure trade. This iconic movie franchise will be part of Ketchup Leisure’s
spectacular portfolio of initiatives, which most not too long ago contains their Could 2023 launch of the Ben Affleck