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Sam And Twitch: Kevin Smith making Spawn spinoff TV series

Mike Cecchini Feb 20, 2017

BBC America has tapped Kevin Smith for a Sam And Twitch TV series...

Kevin Smith is going to write, direct, and executive produce Sam And Twitch, a detective series for BBC America. Smith as a showrunner is news in itself, but when the show in question is a Spawn spinoff, it becomes even more interesting.

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“They were originally introduced in Spawn, and it’s Todd McFarlane’s comic book series about these big-city homicide detectives who face a series of super grizzly crimes that are connected to the occult,” BBC America President Sarah Barnett told Deadline.

The idea is to treat Sam And Twitch like a detective procedural but, as you would expect, horror elements, and "certain character-serialized aspects."

Sam and Twitch were created by Todd McFarlane as supporting players in 1992's Spawn series.

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