After years spent languishing on the fringes of development, Spawn
has exploded into life.
Indeed, casting is now officially underway on Todd McFarlane
’s R-rated reboot, which has set up shop at Blumhouse Productions
– fitting, really, given it’s been described as a “low-budget” superhero movie with all the horror trappings one would expect from a Blumhouse project.
Story-wise, it’ll mine inspiration from Jaws in that Albert Francis “Al” Simmons will be used sparingly in order to build tension organically, while there’s also been mention of a “big police component” that will, in time, underpin McFarlane’s Spawn
movie. And during an exhaustive interview with ComicBook.com, the decorated scribe spoke more about how he envisions Albert Simmons
’ next big-screen outing, along with the chances of an uncut version.
I haven’t [thought that far ahead] but I’ll give you my reaction. Those are a lot of movies where they shoot