- Lance Reddick is a well-known American actor. Reddick has been featured in several hit films like John Wick, The Wire, Fringe, and much more. The entertainment industry sadly lost this gem, as Reddick died on March 17, 2023. Before his death, the Fringe star had successfully completed his last work. Reddick was cast to voice Hellboy in the upcoming game titled, Hellboy: Web of Wyrd. The game’s official social media handle announced that Reddick was able to successfully complete his role in the upcoming game.Also Read: “He was clearly having the time of his life”: Lance Reddick’s Final Performance in Critically Panned $41.8M Netflix Series Gets Fan Support, Call Him Only Saving Grace of Doomed Show
Lance Reddick’s Casting In Hellboy: Web of Wyrd
Hellboy is a character that has been adapted into various forms of media, including movies, TV shows, and video games. He was created by writer and artist Mike Mignola in 1993 and has since become one of the most popular comic book characters of all time. Hellboy: Web of Wyrd, is a Hellboy roguelike video game, currently in the works by developer Upstream Arcade. The game was jointly created in collaboration with Dark House creators and the original character creator Mike Mignola. The game sends the demon character on lots of different action adventures.
Lance Reddick‘s casting as Hellboy was a natural fit, as he had already lent his voice to several video game projects in the past. He had previously voiced characters in games such as Destiny, Horizon Zero Dawn, Quantum Break, and much more. His deep, authoritative voice was well-suited to playing tough characters, making him a popular choice for voice-over work.
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The sudden announcement of the John Wick actor’s death has shocked everyone. The talented actor passed away at the age of 60. The star had managed to outpour his best even in his last work. Reddick’s performance as Hellboy is sure to be a highlight of the game. His deep, gravelly voice is perfectly suited to the demon character, and fans will no doubt be thrilled to hear his take on the role. Reddick’s previous work in video games has shown that he has a talent for bringing characters to life through his voice work, and there is no doubt that he will do the same for Hellboy.
Hellboy: Web of Wyrd’s official Twitter handle not only confirmed the completion of Reddick’s work before his death but also marked that there can be no better fit than The Wire star to voice the famous character of Hellboy.
“Our hearts are with Lance’s family, friends, colleagues, and fans. Lance was a brilliant performer, generous with his time and attention — he had talent beyond compare, and we remain honored to have him as our Hellboy.”
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While Reddick’s passing is a tragic loss. His fans and co-stars including Keanu Reeves have offered their condolences to the late actor. Fans will still be able to hear his performance as Hellboy in the upcoming game. The release date of Hellboy: Web of Wyrd has not yet been announced.