Plans are afoot to bring Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast novels to the movies - and Neil Gaiman is involved...
Now here's some exciting news. Mervyn Peake's series of Gormenghast novels looks like it's heading to the movies - and Neil Gaiman is heavily involved.
Gaiman's long been a fan of Peake's series, and on his Twitter feed, he dropped the news of a potential film adaptation. But don't take our word for it. Here's the Tweet from the man himself...
Tomorrow we start talking to studios, and will soon find out which of them wants to make Mervyn Peake's wonderful Gormenghast as a movie.
— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) December 9, 2015
This is news that's pretty much landed out of nowhere, but we're excited to hear it.
Gormenghast was the subject of a television production starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Christopher Lee back in 2000, but the stories of