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Fuqua and Butler in Talks for Afterburn

Source: Deadline
November 15, 2010 and SuperHeroHype are thrilled by the news, reported by Deadline, that director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and actor Gerard Butler (300) are in talks to direct and star in the film adaptation of the Red 5 Comics' mini-series Afterburn, written by's resident reviewer Scott Chitwood and Paul Ens.

Relativity Media got them interested with the screenplay written by Matt Johnson (Into the Blue), though Deadline reports that Christian Gudegast (A Man Apart) is being brought on board for rewrites.

Taking place a year after a solar flare has destroyed half the planet, leaving treasure hunters trying to retrieve what's left, Afterburn is being produced by Neal Moritz, Tobey Maguire, Toby Jaffe and Jenno Topping.

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