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Matt Johnson to Adapt Comic Book Afterburn January 29, 2009 3:37 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Afterburn, Movies, News.

afterburncomic-012909Relativity Media has tapped Matt Johnson to adapt the comic book Afterburn for Neal Mortiz’s Original Films and Toby Maguire’s Maguire Entertainment banner.

A sci-fi adventure based on books published by Red 5 Comics, Afterburn is set against the backdrop of a postapocalyptic Earth whose Eastern Hemisphere was destroyed by a massive solar flare, leaving what life remains mutated from radiation and fallout. The story revolves around a group of treasure hunters who extract such objects as the Mona Lisa, the Rosetta Stone and the Crown Jewels while facing rival hunters, mutants and pirates.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter



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