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Oscar Winner offered Spawn role in reboot

Michael Jai White played the title role in the 1997 film

Our friends at scored a plum scoop today : Jamie Foxx could be the new ‘Spawn’.

The versatile “Baby Driver” and “Ray” star has been offered the the role of Spawn/Al Simmons in the long-awaited reboot of Todd McFarlane’s comic creation over at Blumhouse.

Foxx has been interested in playing the role for a number of years now.

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 07: Jamie Foxx attends the “Annie” World Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on December 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)

Michael Jai White played the role in the first live-action version of “Spawn”. As opposed to the original film, this one will be a two-hander.

Says the site, “Fans of the comics will recognize the name Twitch Williams as one of the duo of NYPD homicide detectives, Sam and Twitch, who worked sometimes worked alongside Spawn. Without giving anything away, we can expect Twitch and Spawn to be working together to track down some baddies and dish out a special kind of vengeance.”

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