The new live-action Spawn movie has resumed work. After 12 long years since its announcement, Todd McFarlane’s Spawn movie has finally found its writer. According to THR, the production will have Brian Tucker, know for Broken City, as the new screenwriter.
The film was in development for years until it was canceled due to disagreements between Todd McFarlane, creator of the character. Now he will make his directorial debut and the production’s backers.
Jamie Foxx and Jeremy Renner were reportedly in the cast, but it has not been confirmed whether the duo is still on board.
McFarlane has previously stated that the film will be a supernatural horror and will have an adult rating. Jason Blum is producing for Blumhouse with McFarlane. Carla Hacken will be the executive producer.
There is still no production start date for Spawn.
Spawn follows the story of a black-ops agent who is betrayed and murdered during a mission. As a result, his soul is sent to hell due to the many innocents he has killed. Once there, he deals with the demon returning to Earth and leading an army of creatures into Armageddon.
The comic book was adapted into a 1997 New Line horror-action film starring Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite) and an HBO cartoon series from the late 1990s.