Todd McFarlane And 'Get Out' Producers To Make Spawn 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, Split, and The Purge franchise, to develop a feature film around the Spawn comic character created by McFarlane and published by Image Comics.

Todd McFarlane And 'Get Out' Producers To Make Spawn Film

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.

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Blum said of the project:

"Having worked with many visionary directors, I think Todd's unique artistic talents will only add to his role as director of this film."

Todd McFarlane And 'Get Out' Producers To Make Spawn Film

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