Being that his writing is highly sought after to adapt into great movies, it’s no surprise that Neil Gaiman‘s latest book, The Graveyard Book, is already moving forward toward becoming its own cinematic offering.
Gaiman explained that though many Hollywood studios were after the property, he’s going with top dog visual effects people in the U.K to bring his book to life. The studio is called Framestore and they apparently handled the Harvey Dent/Two-Face work in The Dark Knight, so they aren’t new to the big show. But, they are new to making movies on their own.
Gaiman explained why he chose Framestore…
They want to start making films, and start producing their own films, and they read it, and they loved it, and I spoke to them, and they said all the right things, and they seem to listen. So I don’t think it’s going to be transported to a graveyard in Los Angeles where they’ve been burying bathing beauties or anything. I think we’re actual going to stick with where the book is written and film that. And I think part of the idea is that they know they can also do the special effects cheaply.
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