"I like to explain that it's my Jaws. Spawn doesn't say a word the entire movie, and it's the same way with Jaws. It's about the sheriff and the people, chasing the ghost. That's it...The lead role isn't Spawn, the lead role is a cop, like Sheriff Brody from Jaws. I think we can hook a fairly significant actor that we want. Unlike a superhero movie, we wouldn't need an actor to put on prosthetic (makeup) or go to the gym. We just need him to act"
Todd MacFarlane explained to azcentral that his Spawn move isn't going to go the way that most were likely expecting. The character Spawn isn't the main character; that luxury goes to an unnamed human cop. Spawn is more like a looming presence, popping up to cause a little trouble and then disappearing. Apparently, Spawn won't even say one word in the movie. Spawn isn't mute in the comics; he has whole thoughts and opinions on things, but it sounds like this movie may work better if Spawn is more of an enigma.
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