We have found our new Spawn! According to Hollywood Reporter, Jamie Foxx will be taking up the mantle as the hellspawn antihero. The creator of Spawn, Todd McFarlane is set to serve as director and writer for the film. This will be Foxx’s second role as a Marvel character after 2014’s Amazing Spiderman 2.
Spawn follows Al Simmons, a black-ops agent who is betrayed and murdered, with his soul sent to hell for all the innocents he killed. While there, he makes a deal with a demon who allows him to return to the earthly plane and his wife. However, he’s comes back as a disfigured and superpowered spawn of hell where he finds himself fighting in a constant war between Heaven and Hell.
Spawn’s rise to fame came in form a comic book, Spawn #1, in 1991, and grew widely into pop culture thanks its live-action self titled film in 1997. As more information on the new film is released, be sure to check back here. Are you excited for a new Spawn movie starring Jamie Foxx?
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