The year of the Gaiman (

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2007

Hollywood has been trying to capture Neil Gaiman for ages.Finally, after a long, painful gestation, 2007-08 is poised to be Gaiman's year at the movies.Comic-Con 2007, the sprawling annual San Diego confab (July 26-29), showcases three of the British author's latest match-ups with the studios.Paramount will screen Matthew Vaughn's $70 million romantic fantasy adventure "Stardust," starring Claire Danes, Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Sienna Miller, which opens Aug. 10. It will also screen 20 minutes of Bob Zemeckis' latest 3-D performance-capture epic, "Beowulf," due Nov. 16, which Gaiman wrote with Roger Avary.

Series: Stardust