Straight out of San Diego Comic Con, SPAWN creator Todd McFarlane just revealed via a live Facebook post following his panel with Kevin Smith on that IMDB boat that Blumhouse Productions and producer Jason Blum are teaming up to develop and produce the upcoming new SPAWN movie, with McFarlane set to make his directorial debut!
More details to follow! But for now, here’s the official press release and Facebook video!
SPAWN creator partners with BLUMHOUSE to develop feature film
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.
Can’t wait to help @Todd_McFarlane bring Spawn back to the big screen his way! Here we go.
— Jason Blum (@jason_blum) July 21, 2017
An official website for the SPAWN movie has been set up over at: https://mcfarlane.com/spawn-movie/