We’ve heard the rumors throughout the years and it just didn’t seem to be gaining any traction whatsoever but, it appears as if a new Spawn movie is actually coming to fruition and it is going into production! Their official website recently posted an update which revealed that Todd McFarlane is teaming up with Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions for the new feature film, and McFarlane is writing and directing the flick!
As per their official website;
Todd McFarlane and his entertainment division (McFarlane Films) is partnering with Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions, the producing force behind recent hits Get Out and Split and The Purge franchise, to develop a feature film around the Spawn comic character created by McFarlane and published by Image Comics.
McFarlane has written the first draft of the screenplay and is set to make his directorial debut in this dark exploration of one of comics’ most popular characters. McFarlane is known for reinventing the look of Spider-Man as well as co-creating the Venom character for Marvel Comics.
“Having worked with many visionary directors, I think Todd’s unique artistic talents will only add to his role as director of this film.” – Jason Blum
Also, Todd McFarlane recently took to his Facebook page to make the announcement via the video below: