John McAfee Sells Rights for 'Honest' Biopic
Anti-virus pioneer cuts deal with Montreal company
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 10, 2012 3:15 PM CST
Software company founder John McAfee poses for pictures after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.    (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

(Newser) – Still stuck in Guatemala on the heels of a nervous breakdown, John McAfee has at least one thing going for him: a movie deal. The anti-virus pioneer has sold the rights to his life story to Impact Future Media, a Montreal-based company that's now seeking partners and investors for the film, says the Hollywood Reporter. McAfee "trusts that we will honor his life story in an honest and truthful manner," says company co-founder Brian Fitzgerald, who cut the deal with McAfee. The project's current title: Running in the Background: The True Story of John McAfee.

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atbov2
Dec 10, 2012 7:38 PM CST
This guy is such a fruitcake.
Antagonist
Dec 10, 2012 5:12 PM CST
Next for sale: his Right Nut.
WHENWILLITALLEND
Dec 10, 2012 4:19 PM CST
Flash Next News Update.....John McAfee and Lindsay Lohan arrested at local Belize Bar after duo managed daring escape from Belize jail...as the two were placed into custoby Ms. Lohan claimed she was setup after Mr. McAfee had promised her $100,000 for an extra diamond necklace she no longer wore !