3 April 2013 7:26 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Have you ever seen those eerie paintings of children with enormous, sad eyes? They're often collected by people with a taste for kitsch and/or creeping out their guests. Ever wondered about the artist behind them? It's Margaret Keane, and soon you'll know everything you ever wanted to know her and her husband Walter thanks to a new Tim Burton movie in development, appropriately titled “Big Eyes.” Burton is directing a script by screenwriting duo Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander, who worked with Burton on his wonderful “Ed Wood.” Their other projects run the gamut from the Andy Kaufman biopic “Man on the Moon” to “The People vs. Larry Flynt” to ... “Agent Cody Banks.” “Big Eyes” is all about the aftermath of Walter and Margaret's divorce and eventual lawsuit over who was the real painter behind the incredibly successful works. Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams are in talks to star, »

- Jenni Miller

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