Can we get a Spawn reboot now please?


With all this talk about super hero movies getting R-rated releases, it got me thinking. Would it not be the perfect time to release a Spawn reboot movie? I think Spawns failure back when it was released in 1997 , was due to the fact that there simply was no market for a mainstream super hero movie featuring an anti-hero, dealing with subject matter like hell, demons and subsequent redemption. And most of the reviews reflected the poor understanding of the comic book source the movie was based off: “Spawn is an overbearing, over-violent film that adds little to the comic book adaptation genre.”

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Clearly this showed you back then that reviewers and the general movie going public did not know how to handle a movie like Spawn, because the is basically the entire comic book franchise summed up in a single sentence. There has always been a horror element to the comics, yes. A new Spawn movie should absolutely be treated seriously. I want to see him fight Violator, Overtkill, Cy-Gor, etc. On a side note if they ever cast Clown/Violator they should give John Leguizamo a call again, he did a brilliant job!  Come on, Todd. I want a Spawn movie that leads to an Image Cinematic Universe.

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One Response to Can we get a Spawn reboot now please?

  1. Apparently Todd McFarlane has finished a script for a lower budget R rated Spawn movie. I’d even just be happy if they continued or rebooted the animated series.

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