Having spent years trying to get the project off the ground, it seemed that Todd McFarlane’s Spawn reboot was about to become a reality back in 2017 when Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions came on board to produce the film, only for things to stagnate once again due to creative differences over McFarland’s script.
Well, it seems that things may be about to get moving once again, with THR reporting that Brian Tucker (Broken City) has been brought in to work on the script for the film. McFarlane remains set to make his directorial debut on the film, although there’s no word yet as to whether Jamie Foxx and Jeremy Renner are still attached to the roles of Al Simmons/Spawn and Detective Twitch Williams respectively.
Spawn first launched in 1992 and has gone on to become the longest-running independent comic book series of all time with over 300 issues. It was previously adapted for the big screen in 1997, with Michael Jai White in the title role. McFarlane first began working on the reboot in 2007, and has promised fans that the planned film will deliver a hard-R take on the cult favourite that will be so dark it will make kids cry.
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