Studio 8 Taps ‘Prophet’ For Pic Franchise From Comic Created By ‘Deadpool’s Rob Liefeld

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In a mid-six against seven-figure rights deal, Studio 8 has made a deal to build a movie around Prophet, the Image Comics character hatched by Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld. The aim is to build a franchise around John Prophet, a DNA enhanced super-soldier placed into a cryogenic freeze for a future mission only to awaken prematurely in the present, searching for a mission that does not exist. The ruthless berserker must find his humanity. Liefeld will produce with Adrian…