(breathe. Resume quasi-professional demeanor.)
A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz, is one of my favorite fairy tale adaptations of all time. Click here to read my review of it. Click here to read Adam Gidwitz's defense of dark fairy tales.
Now, it is going to be a movie with one of my favorite film artists at the helm, Henry Selick of Coraline and Nightmare Before Christmas.
If you watch the trailer you will see how well the story lends itself to Selick's style.
OUAB has more details about the movie and what the book is about, so check her out.