Dealing with a box office bust can be hard. Speaking with GQ, “Stranger Things” star David Harbour opened up about how he dealt with his 2019 superhero reboot “Hellboy” flopping. READ MORE: David Harbour Opens Up About Struggles With Mental Illness: ‘I Could Have Ended Up On The Streets’ “It was a very difficult experience because I wanted a lot out of it.
I really like [Mike Mignola, ‘Hellboy’ creator], I like that character,” he said. “And then immediately when it began, even when it was announced, I realised that people did not want that character reinvented.
I was very naive and optimistic about what we were going to do.” Made for $50 million, the film ended up grossing only $55 million worldwide, and when that happened, Harbour turned to none other than Ryan Reynolds. “I know him a little bit.
I called him and I was like, Hey man, I just need to know something. You know ‘Green Lantern’? Huge flop for you. What the f**k is that like, because I think I’m going to hit that right now,” he recalled. “Am I gonna be okay?Read more on etcanada.com