|writer||Sam Esmail, Christopher|
Freshman screenwriter Sam Esmail has been hired to adapt the long delayed children’s comic The Ghouly Boys for Mandate Pictures, who picked up the rights back in 2006. The spooky and comical graphic-novel series is about a quartet of young monster outcasts and their efforts to fit in. Written and drawn by the single-named artist Christopher (Higginson), “Ghouly” was published in 2004 by Slave Labor Graphics. Esmail’s script will follow two friends — a young boy looking to contact his dead father and a young zombie seeking a way to come back to life — who set off on an adventure.
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