Exciting Update: Jason Blum Promises “Blumhouse Edge” for Spawn Movie Reboot
• Jason Blum of Blumhouse confirms the upcoming Spawn movie reboot will bring the “Blumhouse Edge” to the superhero genre.
• Todd McFarlane, comic book creator of Spawn, is championing the project and is enthusiastic about its direction.
• Writing team rewriting script includes Scott Silver (Joker), Malcolm Spellman (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), and Matthew Mixon; WGA strike impending.
• Casting for a film is expected to commence soon; production is slated for 2024.
• Fans can expect horror elements from original comics and hard-hitting action characters featured in popular franchises like Call of Duty and Image Comics’ Killadelphia.
Fans have eagerly awaited a new adaptation of the iconic Spawn comic book series for years. And now, it looks like the wait might finally be over.
During a recent interview at NYCC 2023, Jason Blum, the founder and CEO of Blumhouse, confirmed that the upcoming reboot will retain the edgy and original style the production company is known for. In his own words, Blum stated, “Yes, I’m going to bring the Blumhouse edge. It will be edgy and original compared to other superhero movies. It will feel like the Blumhouse version of a superhero movie.”
This news aligns with previous statements made by comic book creator Todd McFarlane, who has been championing the project for over a decade. McFarlane himself has expressed excitement over the direction of the reboot.
Additionally, it was revealed that the screenplay is undergoing a rewrite by a team of talented writers, including Scott Silver (Joker), Malcolm Spellman (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), and Matthew Mixon, to deliver the best version of the script before the anticipated WGA strike.
With Jamie Foxx already locked in as the lead, casting for the film is expected to commence soon, with production slated to begin in 2024.
Fans can expect the new Spawn movie to fully embrace the horror elements of the original comics and deliver hard-hitting action. The character has already appeared in popular franchises like Call of Duty and Image Comics’ Killadelphia, solidifying his place in the world of horror.
Get ready, Spawn fans, because the long-awaited reboot is on its way, promising to captivate audiences with its edgy and unique take on the superhero genre.