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Paul Pope’s BATTLING BOY isn’t due until 2010 from First Second, but it already has a coveted movie option from Brad Pitt’s Paramount shingle.

Paramount Pictures has acquired Paul Pope’s upcoming graphic novel “Battling Boy,” with Brad Pitt’s Plan B shingle to produce the adaptation.

Gritty tale centers on the son of a god or superhero who comes down from the top of a mountain at his father’s behest in order to rid a giant city of monsters.

Plan B has also optioned BLACK HOLE and World War Z.


  1. so, since the book isn’t even due till 2010, how in the hell do they expect to hire a writer for the movie, when they don’t even know what the book is about? O.o

  2. Umm…
    that sounds awesome.
    Holy crap. Paul Pope and a little kid fighting monsters? Yes. That is a movie. That is a great movie. That is perhaps the greatest movie in history.
    Holy Hannah.
    sign me up.
    God bless you, Brad Pitt. Your work here is done.