UPDATE: del Toro on Hellboy II Characters!

Now Playing Magazine talked to Hellboy II writer/director Guillermo del Toro who revealed which characters will be showing up in the sequel and when production will get underway. Here’s a clip:

“You will get new characters from the B.P.R.D. comics,” says del Toro, referring to Hellboy’s organization, the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. “You’re going to get Johan, the guy with no body, which is a really great character. And we’re going to have a little surprise cameo from one of the villains from the first film.”

Check out the link above for the full interview!

UPDATE: Guillermo del Toro tells Superhero Hype! that the interview above may have been done a long time ago as neither Agent Myers nor Kroenen will be back. “Neither Myers nor Kroenen are back in any significant way in the sequel, escept in cameo form,” says del Toro. “I just wanted to clarify this for the sake of any reader

interested in being ‘up to date’ on the developments of the film.”

Source: Scott