Over at Superhero Hype Ron Perlman details his Conan role, saying:
“I play Conan’s father. There’s big-time sword action. But I’m only in the movie for 10 minutes. I can’t tell everything, but the first sequence is huge. It’s epic. All I can tell you is that I work with the Conan who’s 11 years old. And there’s a jump cut to Conan the adult, and I’m no longer on the scene… I never worked with [Jason] Momoa, who’s the adult Conan. I only worked with this kid [Leo Howard], who’s a phenomenal actor. And he’s like a North American champion of swords since he was 4 years old. He had a black belt [in martial arts] by the time he was 4. He’s a swordsman and he’s mind-boggling. He made me look like a piker.”
Also, io9 posts an interview with Perlman where he discusses upcoming plans for Hellboy 3, the role Guillermo del Toro specifically wrote for him in his adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s “In the Mountains of Madness,” and working with Nicolas Cage on Season of the Witch.
Good stuff for Perlman fans, but I think he should be a little less vocal about being a Nic Cage fan.
Tags: Guillermo Del Toro, H.P. Lovecraft, Hellboy, Nic Cage, Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Season of the Witch