News Jamie Foxx to Star in Todd McFarlane’s New R-Rated ‘Spawn’ Flick for Blumhouse Published 11 months ago on May 29, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet We have just been informed that Todd McFarlane and Blumhouse Productions have signed up Jamie Foxx to play the role of Spawn, confirms Deadline this evening. Continue reading to find out what director Todd McFarlane and star Jamie Foxx had to say about the upcoming project. McFarlane told Deadline: “The scariest movies, from Jaws to John Carpenter’s The Thing, or The Grudge and The Ring, the boogeyman doesn’t talk.” Foxx will play the character who started out in the comics as Al Simmons, a member of a CIA black ops team who is betrayed twice. After being set up by his cohorts to be murdered with his corpse set aflame, Newman is double crossed in Hell. He is convinced to become a Hellspawn warrior in exchange for being able to be reunited with his wife. But Spawn finds himself stuck in a demonic creature shell, and that his wife moved on and married his best friend. So this is one pissed-off antihero who attends to dispatching the scum of the city in good and evil battles that encompass Earth, Heaven and Hell. Foxx speaks on being cast: “A few years back I flew out to Arizona to meet the man behind one of the most incredible comic book characters in the universe… Todd McFarlane. He was taken aback when I told him with the enthusiasm of a young child that more than anything I wanted to put my name in the hat to embody his beloved character Spawn…. I told him no one would work harder than me if given the opportunity… well… the opportunity is here!! I’m humbled and ready to transform… and to top things off the young Jason Blum is lending his brilliance to the project! Time to be great!!!!” There’s also plans to further expand into a trilogy, that’s if the new film performs well. What do you guys think? Are you excited for the new R-Rated Spawn flick? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Related Topics: Up Next Official Poster for Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween’ is Now Available to Purchase in UK Don't Miss NECA Celebrates Visionary Director Guillermo del Toro With New 8-Inch Figure Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News29 mins ago Sony’s New ‘Masters of the Universe’ Movie Targets 2020 Release Date News1 day ago Don Shanks Talks Lost SWAT Team Massacre from ‘Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers’ News1 day ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake News2 days ago Akela Cooper Attached to Write ‘The Nun’ Sequel for New Line Cinema News2 days ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Poster Slashes Ahead of Tomorrow’s Full Trailer News4 weeks ago Metallica’s Kirk Hammett — Guest Curator for Shudder News2 weeks ago Halloween Movies Digs Deep and Finds the Long Lost “Dr. Death” Opening to ‘Halloween 5’! News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares a Pissed Off Shot of Baby in ‘Three From Hell’ News2 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Might Be Ready for Another ‘Halloween’ and Wants Micheal Myers to Return News4 weeks ago Blumhouse Productions is Producing ‘The Craft’ Reboot, Shooting This July! News1 day ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Video Games3 days ago [Video] We Play and Review Indie Horror Game ‘The Padre’ from Shotgun With Glitters News4 days ago [Trailer] Memorial Documentary on Jason Voorhees Actor Steve Dash to Debut on YouTube News1 week ago [Trailer] ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Documentary Explores Alvin Schwartz’ Book Series News1 week ago [Trailer] Carl Lindbergh’s Original ‘Bunnyman’ is Getting a Grindhouse Edition Director’s Cut Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!