From the September 27th Variety

Animation house Vinton Studios has purchased film rights to Neil Gaiman’s Hugo Award-winning children’s book Coraline as a helming vehicle for “Nightmare Before Christmas” director Henry Selick. Bill Mechanic’s Pandemonium Films will produce with Vinton.

Adapted by Selick, “Coraline” is the story of a young girl who discovers an alternate version of her life after walking through a secret door in her new home. HarperCollins published the book in 2002.

News was also covered by Sci Fi Wire, and The San Francisco Chronicle amongst other sites.

Coraline entries now exist at Counting Down and Wikiverse