Ron Perlman Teases Hellboy III

Did Ron Perlman confirm Hellboy III is in the works?

For the past several weeks, Ron Perlman (Pacific Rim) has intensified his lobbying efforts to get a third Hellboy film off the ground. What started as a simple question – "Anybody out there wanna see Hellboy III as much as I do?" – has resulted in a powerful social media campaign. A much larger fanbase than anyone had ever suspected has emerged and they clearly want Perlman and director Guillermo del Toro to have the opporunity of completing their Hellboy trilogy.

On Saturday, Perlman posted a cryptic message on his instagram page that teases a possible green light for Hellboy III. He wrote: "Lurking... Waiting... And then, poof... One more Roman numeral after the name... As if by magic..........."

Lurking... Waiting... And then, poof... One more Roman numeral after the name... As if by magic...........

A photo posted by Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) on

Now let's keep the pressure on the powers that be - until it is officially announced - by getting #HellboyIII trending on Twitter again!