Expressing little concern by helming his inaugural picture for the 2019 remake, this hardcore R-rated title is searching for an A-list figure to lead the picture according to Todd McFarlane.
While needing to cut costs where possible for the sake of the studio, the comic book creator and filmmaker needs to have production under way in the Big Apple shortly.
Stressing that he will create a completely standalone project, Todd McFarlane argues that the audience will be bored with am origin story.
Producer Jason Blum explained how he, director Todd McFarlane and the cast are not getting paid to create this low budget installment.
Wanting to create a low budget title that would work as a "dark supernatural thriller," the comic book creator explained the rationale behind his studio choice.
Given the green light by the studio Blumhouse to go forth with the remake, the creator told a gathered crowd at SDCC that Spawn won't be the main protagonist.
The comic book creator and filmmaker won't allow any studio, no matter how big or small, to take away his chance to write, produce and direct his superhero installment.
Creator Todd McFarlane has been in development mode for the best part of two decades, but has now assured fans a fresh edition is on its way.