News: Spawn Reboot To Be Produced By Blumhouse With Todd McFarlane Directing

We already new that Todd McFarlane was working on a script for Spawn, hoping to reboot the cinematic franchise. Well McFarlane made the announcement today, via his Facebook page, that Blumhouse Productions and Jason Blum will develop and produce the upcoming Spawn movie, with McFarlane making his directorial debut. There is no additional news at this time, besides the Facebook video and press release that is below. A Spawn website has also been created, which you can visit here. Blumhouse Productions has been on fire as of late, with the release of minimally budgeted horror films such as Get Out, Split, and The Purge franchise. Done right, this could be a huge success.
"Todd McFarlane and his entertainment division (McFarlane Films) is partnering with Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions, the producing force behind recent hits GET OUT and SPLIT and THE PURGE franchise, to develop a feature film around the Spawn comic character created by McFarlane and published by Image Comics. 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."