Scooper 'locus' was cool enough to provide a rough translation of this French article on the release of Hellboy in theaters there and in Japan...
Initially foreseen in DVD, Director's long version cut of "Hellboy" will go out in the French rooms on August 11th of this year.
A piece of news of hell for the fans of Hellboy. Dissatisfied by the version distributed In the American rooms, the director Guillermo Del Toro decided to offer a little gift to the French and Japanese spectators, because Hellboy will be revealed in its Director's long version cut for these two only countries. New scenes will thus come to decorate the original assembly Of the Mike Mignola's cult comic-portfolio, waited in our rooms on August 11th. As for the public American, it will be necessary to him(her) will wait for the end of the year and a special DVD edition to discover the definitive assembly of the film.
This long version of Hellboy was revealed on Thursday, August 5th in the evening in World premiere in Paris, in the presence of Guillermo Del Toro and of his devil in the big heart Ron Perlman. In a relaxed and very nice atmosphere, the actor was surrounded with "three only directors in the credit note never made worked": Guillermo Del Toro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Jean-Jacques Annaud.
'Nano' also pointed us to an interview with Matt Rose and Chad Waters who worked on the Hellboy special effects. The article can be found in both French and English here.
Source: Superhero Hype!
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