200802181336Variety reports a frequently reported on comics-related biopic has acquired a director. John Landis will make Ghoulishly Yours, a biography of EC/Mad publisher William M. Gaines:

Pic’s centered on an anti-establishment group of artists and writers, led by a reluctant Gaines and cohort Al Feldstein, as they produce their comicbooks. At the peak of his success, Gaines became a First Amendment figurehead due to his unapologetic testimony before a Senate subcommittee investigating juvenile delinquency.

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