Ron Perlman is making the press rounds today for Season of the Witch, and in the process he's talking about the upcoming films that he is a part of. We posted an article earlier in which Perlman revealed details on his role in Conan the Barbarian. Now, we goes into details on a couple more films which include Guillermo del Toro's At the Mountains of Madness, and Hellboy 3.
io9 talked to the actor, and he went on to describe the role he might end playing in At the Mountains of Madness.
The movie takes place in the North Pole, and so I’m on board as this sort of dog sled dude. I spend my entire life with these dogs. So I’m a rough guy, among all these scientists. I’m a contrast to the deeply intellectual world that’s being explored. I live outside all the time, I live in the elements. I’m a no-bullshit kind of guy in a world of guys who just live in their heads. So it’s a beautiful role to play, given that backdrop. I kick some butt I hope we get a chance to do it.
I hope Perlman gets to take on this role as well. He will do it if he can, but at this point it all depends on if the films shooting schedule doesn't conflict with the shooting schedule of his TV show Sons of Anarchy.
He goes on to describe the idea that is is being discussed for a potential Hellboy 3 movie.
The only thing I can share with you is we have this demon who is a victim of this Oracle, which is not negotiable. He’s been summoned to the Earth for the destruction of mankind, and that’s non-negotiable. This whole notion that his nature, is the demon of destruction — against the way he’s been nurtured by his father, John Hurt’s character, to be kind and in the service of mankind. Those things are going to be in play in the third one. Then of course you have Liz pregnant with twins at the end of the second film. So you don’t know what those two offspring are going to be? Are they going to be more human? Are they going to be more demon? Are they going to be a combination of the two? And how is that going to play out, in terms of Hellboy’s destiny. Which I say again is non-negotiable. So that’s the backdrop for the third film. And everything will be resolved, all these open-ended questions will finally be resolved. I don’t know how, he didn’t give me those details. But that’s the backdrop for it.
So lets keep our fingers crossed that Perlman gets to play that character in At the Mountains of Madness, and that Hellboy 3 will actually happens!