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 primarily based 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 Fifties rural Appalachia, solely to find a small neighborhood haunted by witches, led by the Crooked Man.

“We are very excited by this latest acquisition, this film holds a special place in the hearts of fans worldwide and we are committed to preserving and building its legacy as we bring the film to fans and new audiences,” says Ketchup Leisure CEO Gareth West. “We are confident that our collaboration with Jeffrey Greenstein and the exceptional team at Millennium Media will enable us to achieve just that,” continues West.

The movie additionally stars Jefferson White, Adeline Rudolph, Joseph Marcell, Leah McNamara, Hannah
Margetson, and Martin Bassindale. Marking a significant 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 broaden Hellboy’s world via one of the 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 embody 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 govt

“At a time when content is never more in demand, it’s exciting to partner with a group who is not only passionate about movies, but who are also stepping up to distribute the types of commercial films that we believe audiences crave. Despite all of the changes in the marketplace, it’s refreshing to start building a pipeline with Ketchup and we are excited to build upon this first film together,” provides Greenstein.

The acquisition of Hellboy: The Crooked Man represents Ketchup Leisure’s continued
enlargement within the leisure business. This iconic movie franchise will be part of Ketchup Leisure’s
spectacular portfolio of initiatives, which most just lately consists of their Could 2023 launch of the Ben Affleck
movie Hypnotic.