Getting very close to the filming start date, director Guillermo del Toro has delightfully opened up the casting choices for his "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" posted at the official fan-site of the guy, Del Toro Films .
While stating the character of John Myers won't return in the flick, del Toro confirmed that John Hurt would once again appear as a cameo with Anna Walton, Luke Goss, and Roy Dotrice playing Princess Nuala, Prince Nuada, and King Balor, respectively. Added to the lineup is John Alexander who will show up as Johann, whose voice will be provided by Thomas Kretschmann instead.
Further, the Mexican filmmaker revealed that Doug Jones is set to portray three more characters apart from that of Abe Sapien which are The Chamberlain, The Angel of Death, and a wizard. Brian Steele is also said to play four different roles as well though what parts he is given to are still unclear.
The follow-up to 2004's superhero flick "Hellboy", "Golden Army" finds the World's Greatest Paranormal Investigator facing against rebellious creatures from the mythical world who aim to take over the Earth. Filming starts Friday, June 8 in Budapest to meet an August 1, 2008 release.