Gaines' life rights booked by Eisenberg


Joel Eisenberg and his Iron Mountain Media have picked up the life rights to renowned publisher William M. Gaines to co-produce a biopic based on the life of the man who was behind EC Comics' "Tales From the Crypt" and Mad magazine.

"Ghoulishly Yours, William M. Gaines," which is being scripted by Eisenberg, will revolve around the banding together of an anti-establishment group of comic book creators, led by a reluctant Gaines, as they produce their controversial yet hugely popular line of comic books like "Crypt," which later led Gaines to face Senate subcommittee hearings over accusations of perpetuating juvenile delinquency.

Eisenberg wrote the indie thriller "Out of the Black" and wrote and produced the goth thriller "Hollywood Vampyr."