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McFarlane is producing this film with Blumhouse Productions, the low budget horror production company that has turned huge profits off micro-budgeted films like Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, Sinister, and most recently, the hits Split and Get Out. In the vein of those films, Spawn will also have a relatively minor budget – just $10 million dollars. McFarlane also promised that he would be posting daily Facebook updates during filming, a smart move in an age where social media drives everything.
Some fans have been somewhat nervous about McFarlane directing a feature film, having never done so before, and brought this up to the creator at NYCC. His response to that concern? “I didn’t use to draw comic books and I drew comic books and I won awards. I don’t know how to read music and I have a Grammy Award.” Here’s hoping that all of McFarlane’s confidence in this film pays off for him
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