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Rob Liefeld Sells Movie Rights to EXTREME UNIVERSE

Extreme Universe

Rob Liefield Gets Seven-Figure Movie Deal for Extreme Universe

After the runaway success of Deadpool, creator Rob Liefeld has become one of the top dogs for adapting his work into films. The comic book scribe is already working on another brand to hit the big screen, the Extreme Universe. Liefeld has signed a seven-figure deal to adapt the property.

According to Deadline, Liefeld will be working with screenwriters Akiva Goldsman and Graham King to bring the Extreme Universe to life. In a statement, Liefeld said:

Over the past nearly 25 years, since launching Image Comics, I’ve been lucky enough to see the power of these stories and characters as they’ve resonated with several generations of comic book fans.  To now be able to work with Akiva Goldsman and Graham King, who are powerhouses in their own right, to bring these compelling characters and conflicts to life on the big screen is nothing short of a dream come true!

For those who aren’t familiar with the brand, the Extreme Universe consists of many of Liefeld’s comic book creations including Cybrid, Battlestone, Baboom, Bloodstrike, Bloodwolf, Brigade, Lethal, Re-Gex, and Nitro-Gen. The details on the deal is still a bit of a mystery, especially if the deal also includes the likes of his popular creations Youngblood, Glory, and Supreme. Both Goldsman and King will be involved with adapting the franchise with Liefeld through their production houses Fundamental Films and Weed Road Pictures. Brooklyn Weaver of Energy Entertainment will also be involved with the production of the franchise.

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