Todd McFarlane Talks Spawn’s New Costume In Upcoming Reboot

- Advertisement -

It’s been a while since we heard from the upcoming Spawn reboot.

Todd McFarlane is spilling the beans on the character’s new threads.

Spawn Film NYCC Todd McFarlane

According to Cinemablend, the director took time to discuss Spawn’s costume in the new film. Fans will be happy to hear the reboot is heading in the right direction. One such factor will be the title character’s look.

- Advertisement -

“Does Spawn have a dark mask and his body dark and then does he have a cape in the comic books? Yes, yes, yes,” says McFarlane. “Will he have all of that in the movie? Yes, yes, yes.”

The 1997 film did get a lot of criticism for its depiction of Spawn. For example, the character having wings instead of a cape is not a great idea. In addition, the character would often remove his mask.

Image Comics spawn

McFarlane hints there will be some changes in the movie. However, he makes it clear fans are in for a surprise.

“So it’s not like I’m going to give him wings instead of a cape and I’m not going to give him no mask instead of a mask,” he says. “There’s no going to be any of that. It just won’t be exactly what a hardcore fan is used to.”

Special effects artist Greg Nicotero will be working on Spawn. His company, KNB, specializes in makeup and visual effects. Look no further than their work on The Walking Dead.

The new film will star Oscar winner Jamie Foxx as Al Simmons/Spawn. Jeremy Renner will  appear as Twitch Williams.

Spawn is said to be aiming for release in 2019.

 

TRENDING THIS WEEK

AfterShock Exclusive Preview: Phil Hester And Ryan Kelly’s STRONGHOLD #4

STRONGHOLD #4 hits your local comic book store on June 5, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has a four-page preview of...

Review: CLUE: CANDLESTICK #1 is a Fresh Twist on the Whodunit Formula

You’ve played the game. You’ve seen the movie (right?). Now read Clue: Candlestick #1, the new comic adaptation written and illustrated by Dash Shaw. Professor...
video

WAR OF THE REALMS party | Marvel’s Pull List

Dive into the War of the Realms as we talk five new Marvel comics featured on this week’s Marvel’s Pull List! In this episode, hosts Ryan Penagos, a.k.a. Agent M, and Tucker Markus break down WAR OF THE REALMS STRIKEFORCE: THE LAND OF THE GIANTS #1, WAR OF THE REALMS: JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #3, WAR…

Interview: Joshua Williamson Talks FLASH: YEAR ONE & Upcoming BATMAN/SUPERMAN

Monkeys Fighting Robots chatted with writer Joshua Williamson at MegaCon 2019, where he talked about his current Flash: Year One story, and what to expect...
video

Marvel Comics Documentary: The History of the X-Men Documentary Part 1 • GIANT-SIZE X-MEN #1

Take a look back at the origins of the X-Men and the creative teams that transformed them into a pop culture behemoth for the modern era.
video

Today in Marvel History: The Thanos Snap

Today In Marvel History May 21st, 1991, Thanos SNAPS in “Infinity Gauntlet” #1. ► Subscribe to Marvel: http://bit.ly/WeO3YJ Follow Marvel on Twitter: ‪https://twitter.com/marvel Like Marvel on Facebook: ‪https://www.facebook.com/Marvel For even more news, stay tuned to: Tumblr: ‪http://marvelentertainment.tumblr.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marvel Reddit: ‪https://www.reddit.com/user/marvel-official Pinterest: ‪http://pinterest.com/marvelofficial
video

Cartoonist Kayfabe: Batman Dark Knight Returns Issue 4, Kayfabe Commentary

What more can be said? Ed Piskor, Jim Rugg, and special guest Tom Scioli unpack the Frank Miller classic over the course of 4 jam-packed episodes!
video

How JH Williams III Creates More Time in Comic Books | Strip Panel Naked

JH Williams III is an incredibly interesting comic artist, that deserves as much focus and attention as possible to unpick and understand his work. In Desolation Jones, he adds numerous instances of reframing within panels, either using inset or color changes (from colorist Jose Villarrubia), to create more time on a comics page that has already used all the time up. By manipulating how he frames and reframes moments, he's able to create more moments of focus, too.
Avatar
Jonathan Bruce
I am an English teacher by day and a freelance writer at night. Specialities include news, reviews, opinion and commentary articles. When I'm not teaching, I participate in theatre, building sets and working stage crew as a hobby. I also enjoy reading and having an occasional glass of Scotch.

1 COMMENT

  1. He didn’t have wings in the ‘97 film… but his cape and chains did retract inside of him most of the time to save money on visual effects. I think fans took issue with that.

Comments are closed.