An original English-language manga adaptation by Cassandra Jean was released in November 2013.
20th Century Fox purchased the film rights to the novel in May 2011, courting Tim Burton to direct and Jane Goldman adapting the screenplay. A release date was originally set for 31 July 2015. before it was pushed back to 4 March 2016. Filming is expected to start in February 2015. Eva Green is set to play Miss Peregrine in the film. Filming is currently taking place in Blackpool (04th May 2015), with Tim Burton, Samuel L Jackson and Dame Judi Dench on location.