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.