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Film: Newswire: Disney sees Warner Bros.' The Jungle Book and raises it an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book

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 Warner Bros. might have planned. "Oh, what—The Jungle Book has an orphan raised by wolves and pursued by tigers? That's nice. The Graveyard Book is about a kid whose entire family was murdered, so he's raised by ghosts.
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