We've been holding on to this news for, it seems like forever, but after years and years of working on it, AFTERBURN will be coming to a theater near you! Starring Gerard Butler, from producer Neil Moritz and Original Film and directed by VILLAINESS helmer Jung Byung-Gil, this tale of action and suspense will blow you away when you see it.
One of RED 5's first titles, published waaayyyy back in 2007, AFTERBURN tells the story of Jake, an oil well roughneck who finds a new calling in life after a massive solar flare destroys the Earth's eastern hemisphere. Amid chaos, there's profit and that's where Jake comes in, retrieving valuable items from the remains… when he can outwit the competition and the mutated locals.
Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producing through Original Film, Alan Siegel and Butler through G-BASE, and Steve Richards through Endurance Media. Steve Barnett and James Tomlinson are executive producers. Endurance Media is financing. Christian Mercuri at Capstone Group will be handling international sales at the upcoming European Film Market in Berlin as well as executive producing and co-financing the project.