Universal Pictures beat out four studios today to acquire a pitch for a new film version of the Frances Hodgson Burnett novel The Secret Garden that will be scripted by Oscar-nominated Beasts Of The Southern Wild co-writer Lucy Alibar. She will work closely with Guillermo del Toro, who’ll produce with Mark Johnson.
JUST AS LONG AS THEY DON'T KILL OFF DICKON.
Yes, I'm still traumatised by the end of the 1987 version.
(via the CBC)