Fans awaiting Spawn’s return to the silver screen might not have to wait all too
The reboot of McFarlane’s fan-favorite indie character was greenlit a few months back as a production of Blumhouse, the studio behind horror flicks Insidious and Get Out. Fitting enough, McFarlane will be making his directorial debut on the movie, one in which he wrote the script for.
McFarlane started digging into some of the details surrounding the reboot in today’s panel, sharing a few tidbits on how he wants the movie to turn out. McFarlane said the movie will be a “dark film” and a drama that will be relatable so as not to require you to suspend too much disbelief.
Of note, McFarlane and soon-to-be filmmaker revealed the titular character will never be fully shown in the film.
“Instead I will show a shark in
Wrapping up his panel with the traditional Q&A session, McFarlane doubled down on being the director of the film.
“I didn’t know how to make comic books, but I made comic books and won awards,” he said when asked why he felt he could adequately direct the movie. “I didn’t know how to make toys, but I made toys and won awards. I don’t know how to make music, but I have a Grammy.”
The new Spawn movie is still without a release date.