Kick-Ass Writer to Pen ‘Miss Peregrine’ Movie?

December 5, 2011 by  
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It has been reported that screenwriter Jane Goldman is in line to adapt the new film version of ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’, originally a spine-chilling kid’s book by Ranson Riggs.

The story is about a group of children that are hidden away and sent to live in an old house. After being told of these tales by his now deceased grandfather, a young man sets off to investigate the mysterious goings-on, and to find the home and the island it stands on.

With screenwriting abilities that are a proven success – having co-written Stardust, Kick-Ass and X-Men First Class, as well as the new adaption of Women in Black starring Daniel Radcliffe – she is sure to bring a bit of magic to the script. Tim Burton is reportedly being asked to direct.

Goldman has enjoyed more success in recent years than her husband, Jonathan Ross. However as a huge movie-fan himself, he must be incredibly proud of his talented and in-demand wife.

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