It was announced last year (July) that Spawn would be seeing a new movie, as it would be rebooted through Blumhouse. It wasn’t too surprising of an announcement knowing the comic book movie craze we’ve been going through for the last ten years (at least).
There’s been plenty of speculation floating around as to who would be suiting up as the iconic character. There was fans hoping that Michael Jai White would reprise, and an equal portion who wanted someone new to the role. Well, Mike Fleming Jr. of Deadline reported,
[Jamie] 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.