Tobey Maguire producing ‘Afterburn’

Post-Apocalyptic project based on Red 5 comic

Tobey Maguire is attached to produce “Afterburn,” a comicbook adaptation that Neal Moritz’s Original Films is producing.

Relativity is in talks to board to the post-Apocalyptic project, based on Red 5 comic. Story begins one year after a solar flare burns half of the planet, when treasure hunters go back the scorched portion to retrieve valuable artifacts.

Paul Ens and Scott Chitwood wrote the comic.

Maguire just wrapped a role in “Brothers,” another Relativity project. He next appears on the bigscreen in a “Tropic Thunder” cameo. His shingle is producing an adaptation of Japanese anime skein “Robotech” for Warners, along with “Tokyo Suckerpunch” for Sony.

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