Children's books to movies:
The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, the wholly original picture book by William Joyce will be a movie. Chris Wedge of "Ice Age" fame will direct. Joyce will assist in production and design of the movie, as he did for the movie, Robots.
Author, Cornelia Funke has her wish for the movie version of Inkheart. Brendan Fraser has signed to play the role of Mo.
Funke has championed Fraser for the role for years in interviews. Fraser reads the audio version of Funke's Dragon Rider and Inkspell, the sequel to Inkheart.
Update: Paul Bettany is also signed for Inkheart. He will play Dustfinger. Very cool.