The script, which was written by Miller, revolves around a rookie cop who fakes his own death so that he can fight crime from the darkness of the city's shadows. Lionsgate will be releasing the film sometime in 2009.
The Spirit will begin shooting this October at New Mexico's Albuquerque Studios.
The Spirit was released December 25th, 2008 and stars Jaime King, Gabriel Macht, Dan Gerrity, Arthur the Cat, Kimberly Cox, Brian Lucero, David Brian Martin, Larry Reinhardt-Meyer. The film is directed by Frank Miller.