Fuqua, Butler To Feel The “Afterburn”

Gerard Butler and director Antoine Fuqua are in talks to join the comic adaptation “Afterburn” for Relativity Media reports Deadline.

The story is set a year after a solar flare has scorched half the surface of the planet and treasure hunters return to the dead lands to retrieve anything of value that survived.

Paul Ens and Scott Chitwood penned the comic and scribes Matt Johnson (“Into the Blue”) and Christian Gudegast (“A Man Apart”) will adapt. Neal Moritz, Tobey Maguire, Toby Jaffe and Jenno Topping will produce.