Disney won a bidding war for the film rights to Neil Gaiman's Award-winning book "The Graveyard Book" reports Heat Vision.
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'.
Gil Netter and Ben Browning will produce the film.
Miramax Films and filmmaker Neil Jordan previously tried to get an adaptation off the ground--but it got stuck in the development stage.