Jamie Foxx to Play ‘Spawn’ in Todd McFarlane’s Blumhouse Adaptation
Ladies and gentlemen, Jamie Foxx is officially your new Spawn.
The Oscar-winning actor has signed on to play the title anti-hero in the new adaptation from comic creator Todd McFarlane and Blumhouse Productions.
McFarlane is set to write and make his directorial debut on the film, and will also produce alongside Jason Blum.
Foxx will star as the character McFarlane originated in the comics, Al Simmons, aka Spawn, a former member of the CIA black ops who is betrayed by his team and murdered, whereupon he’s promptly sent to hell for killing innocents in the field.
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