The Hollywood Reporter
April 27, 2012
by Borys Kit
Disney has picked up Neil Gaiman’s Newberry Award-winning novel The Graveyard Book.
Gil Netter, a veteran producer with adaptations including Marley & Me and the upcoming Life of Pi among his credits, is producing with Ben Browning.
The book tells of a boy named Nobody Owens who is raised by ghosts in a cemetery after his family is murdered. When he is a teen, he is pursued again by his family’s killer, a being named “the Man Jack.”