Selick Circles Gaiman’s Graveyard
“Coraline” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” helmer Henry Selick is is attached to direct the film adaptation of author Neil Gaiman‘s Award-winning novel “The Graveyard Book for Disney according to Deadline.
The story follows 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’.
The top secret project will be based on an original story of Selick’s and is the first project under his exclusive deal with Disney/Pixar Animation Studios which he inked in 2010.