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‘Harry Potter’ Screenwriter Steve Kloves to Write and Direct ‘The Jungle Book’ For Warner Bros., While Disney Picks Up Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’

You’d think that Disney had the screen rights all sewn up for adaptations of Rudyard Kipling‘s story collection The Jungle Book. But in fact the book is public domain. (It was when Walt Disney set the animated film into motion, too.) And there have been a few live-action films over the years, some by Disney, [...]
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Chris Columbus Enables Neil Jordan’s Adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’

Entertainment / Film : SlashFilm (5 years ago)

In October of 2008 we heard from Neil Gaiman that a film was in development based on his novel The Graveyard Book. A few months later, Gaiman revealed that Neil Jordan would write and direct. And that, for the most part, is all we'v... Read Post

Harry Potter Writer Steve Kloves Boards Akira

Film / New Releases : Coming Soon (4 years ago)

Warner Bros. has hired "Harry Potter" franchise screenwriter Steve Kloves to polish the script for the studio's big screen Akira adaptation, reports Variety. The latest version of the script was written by Albert Torres, with earlie... Read Post

Gaiman Calls Neil Jordan Perfect Director for Graveyard Book Movie

Entertainment : The Underwire (6 years ago)

British writer Neil Gaiman says Neil Jordan possesses the proper dark sensibility to bring his award-winning children's novel The Graveyard Book to the big screen. "[Jordan] understands darkness and he understands stories, and he's ... Read Post

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