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Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book Heads to Disney

Walt Disney Pictures has secured the rights to Neil Gaiman's 2008 Newberry Medal winner The Graveyard Book, Deadline is reporting. Coincidentally, the news arrives just moments after a report that Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is up for a new adaptation at Warner Bros. That 1894 text was the inspiration for Gaiman's tale of a young boy raised in a graveyard, officially described as follows: Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place-he's the only living resident of a graveyard.
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