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Youngblood Movie Is Coming

Feb. 10 2009, Published 12:30 p.m. ET

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The one-time mega-selling comic book Youngblood is coming to the big screen, courtesy of director Brett Ratner (Rush Hour, X-Men: The Last Stand).

The characters, created by Rob Liefeld were first published in 1987. The film will have a budget of $150 million.

"Brett's films have made over $1 billion dollars domestically," said Youngblood creator Rob Liefeld. Speaking of the director's new company, "They have a gajillion dollars to finance movies and have sought out partners to make movies with."

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For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the character, Liefeld describes it this way:

"A billion dollar-funded strike force with unlimited resources functioning as super-cops in an ultra-violent world and the media covering their every move told from the point of view of their latest and most reluctant recruit, Shaft. What's not to love?"


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