EXCLUSIVE: Disney has just made a high six figure deal for The Graveyard Book, the bestselling children’s title by Neil Gaiman. The book, which won the Newberry Medal among other awards, is a riff on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. Instead of a boy raised by wolves in the jungle, Gaiman tells the story of the last surviving child of a murdered family raised by ghosts in a graveyard.
Planned for the big screen as far back as its 2008 release, Neil Gaiman's Newberry Medal winner The Graveyard Book looks to have found a new director in Ron Howard, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter. Inspired by Rudyard Kipling... Read Post
Not to be outdone by Warner Bros.' just-announced Jungle Book update, Disney has quickly shelled out a "high six figures" to adapt Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book—a spin on Rudyard Kipling's tale that is even darker than what ever ... Read Post