Seth MacFarlane, creator and voice of The Family Guy, was the only possible actor to provide the voice of Johann Kraus, the disembodied psychic entity who lives in a containment suit, director Guillermo del Toro told New York Comic-Con. "It was very difficult to find Johann a voice, to duplicate the wheezing and mechanical sound."
How Lobster Johnson Got His Name
"I was in Italy, and I woke up and said to my wife, 'I just came up with the greatest name for a character ever!' And she looked at me the way she looks at me, which is: 'yeah, that's great, honey.' Every once in awhile something just comes together. I can labor and labor to try to think of names, but the best one just came to me. Every time I met a new character, I would go, 'can I use Lobster Johnson for that?'