Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

Unforgettable images, filled with colour, texture, lyricism and horror



Guillermo del Toro

Based on

Hellboy by Mike Mignola


Lawrence Gordon, Mike Richardson, Lloyd Levin

Production Companies

Universal Pictures, Dark Horse Entertainment, Internationale Filmproduktion Eagle, Lawrence Gordon Productions, Mid Atlantic Films, Relativity Media


Universal Pictures

Dneg VFX Supervisors

Adrian de Wet, Andrew Chapman

Dneg VFX Producers

Moriah Etherington-Sparks, Steve Garrad, Andy Taylor

Dneg 2D Supervisor

Jolene McCaffrey

Dneg Animation Supervisor

Eamonn Butler

Release Date

11th July 2008

Our biggest job to date

Double Negative delivered 1,050 shots for the film, the company’s biggest job to date. The work covered the gamut of vfx including 16 CG characters, CG environments, CG fire, steam, smoke, water, dust and debris to name a few.

With writer-director del Toro given free license to go where his singular vision takes him, Hellboy II plays like Guillermo's Greatest Hits with even hotter visual effects.THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Film Background

In Hellboy II: The Golden Army, director Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) takes the unlikely comic book hero to new heights in a visually stunning sequel.

After an ancient truce existing between humankind and the invisible realm of the fantastic is broken, Hell is ready to erupt. Ruthless leader, Prince Nuada, seeks to reunite the three golden pieces of the royal crown and raise a mythical Golden Army against the humans. Only Hellboy and his friends in the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defence can stop him.





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