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Jamie Foxx Is Set to Star in 'Spawn' Adaptation!

Jamie Foxx Is Set to Star in 'Spawn' Adaptation!

Jamie Foxx is going to star in Spawn!

The upcoming film, which will also be the directorial debut of Todd McFarlane, will be based on Todd‘s scripted adaptation of his comic book according to Deadline.

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Here’s a plot summary of Jamie‘s new role: “Foxx will play the character who started out in the comics as Al Simmons, a member of a CIA black ops team who is betrayed twice. After being set up by his cohorts to be murdered with his corpse set aflame, Newman is double crossed in Hell. He is convinced to become a Hellspawn warrior in exchange for being able to be reunited with his wife. But Spawn finds himself stuck in a demonic creature shell, and that his wife moved on and married his best friend. So this is one pissed-off antihero who attends to dispatching the scum of the city in good and evil battles that encompass Earth, Heaven and Hell.”

Todd says that the movie will not tell Spawn’s origin story, and he expects the anti-hero to be “a man of few words.” For more, head to

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