News Jamie Foxx to Star in Todd McFarlane’s New R-Rated ‘Spawn’ Flick for Blumhouse Published 1 year 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With New 8-Inch Figure Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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 Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Editorials2 days ago Cannibal Holocaust: Who Are The Real Cannibals? News3 days ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News3 days ago First Set of Official Imagery from Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Tease Bloody Carnage News4 days ago ‘Candyman’ Begins Filming, Colman Domingo and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Join the Cast Blu-Ray & DVD6 days ago Arrow Video Bringing ‘Hellbound: Hellraiser II’ to (UK) Blu-Ray This September News3 days ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News4 weeks ago Michael Myers Set for Big Return in ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Sequels! Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Arrow Video Releasing Epic Limited Edition of Clive Barker’s ‘NightBreed’ on (UK) Blu-Ray News3 weeks ago David Gordon Green Talks ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Saga Conclusion News4 weeks ago New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Awakens the Jangly Man News3 days ago [Trailer] John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Returns to Theaters This Fall! News2 weeks ago Shudder’s “Creepshow” Series to Get Its Own Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood News3 weeks ago [Trailer] Woody Harrelson and Crew Battle the Undead in ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ News4 weeks ago New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Awakens the Jangly Man News4 weeks ago Shudder Presents the Monster-Filled Trailer for Greg Nicotero’s “Creepshow” TV Series! Trending Editorials3 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!