Ian McShane has been cast to play Hellboy's adopted father, Professor Broom, in Lionsgate's Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is anticipated to begin shooting in September in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria.
This will be a reunion for McShane, who previously worked with director Neil Marshall on HBO's Game of Thrones. This is McShane's third Lionsgate project in a row after John Wick and American Gods.
Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen is anticipated to debut in theaters sometime in 2018.