News Todd McFarlane Shares Update on New ‘Spawn’ Film; Spawn isn’t Lead and He Won’t Speak Published 10 months ago on January 8, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Fans have been patiently waiting years for Todd McFarlane‘s new Spawn film, but it’s finally happening folks. McFarlane announced last year that the project is finally moving forward with Blumhouse attached to produce. McFarlane also revealed to the world that not only his he writing, but he will be directing the film as well, which he promises will be a dark, R-Rated horror. AZCentral recently caught up with McFarlane, who shared a new update on the project. “We just signed off on the script, and are going into budgeting. We’re also having our casting meeting,” McFarlane told the site. “It will be dark and heavy, serious, R-rated. It won’t be a superhero movie. I don’t think most people would categorize it as that. It will be a supernatural thriller, like a lot of good creep movies. The only thing in the movie that’s fantastic is Spawn, and anything else is otherwise normal.” “We don’t want to muddy the waters. It’s R-rated. Not like Deadpool, where there was just a couple F-bombs and a naked butt. Not like Logan either. We’re talking trauma, true trauma, as serious as possible. I like to explain that it’s my Jaws. Spawn doesn’t say a word the entire movie, and it’s the same way with Jaws. It’s about the sheriff and the people, chasing the ghost. That’s it. The lead role isn’t Spawn, the lead role is a cop, like Sheriff Brody from Jaws,” McFarlane stated. “I think we can hook a fairly significant actor that we want,” McFarlane teased. McFarlane has joined forces with Blumhouse, who will be producing his live-action screenplay adaptation that will bring the iconic character back to the big screen. Stay tuned to Dark Universe for more Spawn updates to come. Related Topics: Up Next Ash Gives Parental Advice in Latest “Ash vs. Evil Dead” Season Three Promo Don't Miss New ‘Jigsaw’ Featurette Showcases Tobin Bell and His Motivation for Playing John Kramer Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD16 hours ago Peter Jackson Confirms that ‘Bad Taste’, ‘Braindead’, and ‘Meet the Feebles’ Will Get 4K Restorations on Blu-Ray Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago ‘Halloween’ 2018 is Now Available to Pre-Order on 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray! News2 days ago Watch Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger in First Teaser Clip from “The Goldbergs” Reviews3 days ago Review: ‘Halloween’ (2018) Delivers on its Promise to Make Michael Myers Scary Again! News5 days ago Official ‘Death House’ Trailer, Bloody Imagery, and Poster Awakens Hell Blu-Ray & DVD16 hours ago Peter Jackson Confirms that ‘Bad Taste’, ‘Braindead’, and ‘Meet the Feebles’ Will Get 4K Restorations on Blu-Ray News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ News3 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year 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! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!