Tommy Wirkola to Direct Afterburn

Having gotten attention for his Norwegian Nazi zombie movie Dead Snow, Wirkola is attached to rewrite and direct the movie, based on the apocalyptic sci-fi comic set in the future after solar flares have left the planet a hazardous wasteland, for Relativity Media, replacing Antoine Fuqua.

Butler will play a treasure hunter who goes into the quarantine zone with his team to recover priceless artifacts, taking on deadly mutants, rival bounty hunters and pirate gangs.