Disney’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book finds new life in director Ron Howard. Last April, Disney picked up the feature rights to The Graveyard Book with plans to reunite director Henry Selick (Coraline) with another Gaiman work. Then, just this past August, Disney put a halt to the production, which was then slotted for stop-motion animation, citing creative issues. The latest twist is not only that Howard is reportedly in negotiations to helm the picture, but that it will be a live-action adaptation (which is interesting considering most of the characters are dead…). Hit the jump for more.