Brett Ratner is directing “Youngblood” – which, I’m told, isn’t a remake of the Patrick Swayze/Rob Lowe flick of the same name. But shit, betcha the headline made you click through? (An
This “Youngblood” is actually based on a graphic novel – one that doesn’t feature a tittie-shot from Cynthia Gibb (point off!).
Reliance Big Entertainment, an Indian company, has attached Ratner to direct the feature film version of a literary tale of a superhero team sanctioned and overseen by the U.S. government.
â€œMost of the great graphic novels are gone, and â€˜Youngbloodâ€™ is one of the few comicbooks left with tentpole potential,â€ Ratner told Daily Variety. â€œIt was a real personal passion project for me, and a lot of people wanted (â€˜Youngbloodâ€™), but the amazing thing about the guys at Reliance is the speed with which theyâ€™re able to move.â€