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Henry Selick to direct another Neil Gaiman book turned film

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“Coraline” helmer Henry Selick is to direct a feature film version of Neil Gaiman’s book “Graveyard Book” for Disney.

Deadline broke the news today, saying :

Selick, best known for Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas and Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, is already working for Disney-based Pixar on a top secret film. But he’ll do this one after. Selick is repped by The Gotham Group. They are looking for a screenwriter now.

Says the site, the book “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 surviving child of a murdered family raised by ghosts in a graveyard. Gaiman’s works include Coraline, The Sandman and American Gods.”

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