Novelist Neil Gaiman, fresh off his Newbery medal win for The Graveyard Book, announced that director Neil Jordan will adapt and direct the film version of that award-winning novel.
Gaiman made the announcement during a Today Show appearance. As GalleyCat reported, Gaiman won the American Library Association’s prestigious award this week for Graveyard, which was illustrated by Dave McKean.
Jordan has directed such iconic films as The Crying Game and Interview with a Vampire. Here’s a link to the video of Gaiman’s Today Show announcement.