Newswire: Neil Marshall says his Hellboy will be R-rated and full of practical effects

Guillermo Del Toro’s two Hellboy movies weren’t exactly Phantom Menace-style showcases for the latest advancements in CG technology, but Hellboy reboot director Neil Marshall is still making it a point to reassure fans that his movie will have plenty of old-school practical effects. Marshall offered that tidbit on a recent episode of the Post Mortem podcast (via Bloody Disgusting), adding, “I love to do stuff in camera whenever I possibly can and use CG as the amazing tool that it is, to enhance or expand upon the world,” but he doesn’t like using CG to “replace reality.” Hopefully that means that new Hellboy star David Harbour will be covered in layers of bright red prosthetics like old Hellboy Ron Perlman, since that’s a much cooler look than simply using the actor as a stand-in for some cartoon monster. Who knows, maybe that was one of …

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