Creator Todd McFarlane will make his directorial debut on the feature.
Jamie Foxx will be featured in the Spawn film from Blumhouse, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Foxx was rumored to play as the title-hero in the feature film that will come from creator Todd McFarlane, but now it's official.
Spawn follows a black agent who is cheated and murdered, sending his soul to hell for all the innocents he has killed. While there, he makes an agreement with a demon who allows him to return to the earthly plane and his wife. But now five years have passed, and his wife has moved on, while he is a disfigured and super-powerful spawn of darkness.
McFarlane, one of the founders of Image Comics, wrote the first draft for the low-budget production he will direct. Michael Jai White previously played the villain when the comic was transformed in 1
Foxx has previously worked in the comic section, where he plays 2014 Amazing Spider-Man 2 as a villain electro.
The actor, who is urged by CAA, LBI and Ziffren Britteham, is next seen in Lionsgate Robin Hood.