CHICAGO – If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a director and a producer, let “47 Ronin” explain how the hierarchy of creativity hinders the evolution of even the most straightforward-sounding pitches. “47 Ronin” is the type of samurai movie set in Japan that features native actors speaking only English, while Keanu Reeves stars as an outsider clearly plunked into the picture for stateside star power.
Seth MacFarlane, Doug Jones, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, John Alexander, Hellboy II: The Golden Army (8)Submitted by HollywoodChicago.com on July 9, 2008 - 9:00pm
Left to right: Protoplasmic mystic Johann (voiced by Seth MacFarlane), aquatic empath Abe (Doug Jones), Hellboy (Ron Perlman), pyrokinetic Liz (Selma Blair) and a Bethmoora goblin (John Alexander) stand in front of the guardian to the entrance of the golden army chamber in “Hellboy II: The Golden Army”.
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