Variety reports that “Coraline” filmmaker Henry Selick has come on board to direct a live-action version of “A Tale Dark and Grimm” for Kamala Pictures and FilmNation. Project is based on Adam Gidwitz’ book, which follows two children in some of the darker Grimm Brothers stories.
From Amazon.com: Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. An irreverent, witty narrator leads us through encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and the devil himself. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind the famous tales, as well as how to take charge of their destinies and create their own happily ever after. Because once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome.
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