files/pictures/picture-35.jpgTim Burton is in negotiations to direct an adaptation of Ransom Riggs' novel MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, reports Deadline.com
. 20th Century Fox and Chernin Ent. hold the rights to the popular tome.
The story follows a 16-year-old who travels to Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, the orphanage his grandfather told him tall tales about, where he believes the dangerous, super-powered residents might still be lurking around.
Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark and Jenno Topping will produce.