Heynong Man! Jason Mantzoukas to write a movie, not based on Talkin' 'Tang exploits

Podcaster and female body inspector Jason Mantzoukas is set to write his first feature. Dubbed Battling Boy, the film is based on the popular graphic novel from Paul Pope. Deadline is saying that the movie hails from Paramount with Plan B producing. Director Patrick Osborne, who animated movies like Wreck It Ralph and the upcoming Zootopia and directed the Academy Award winning short film Feast, is on board too for his feature debut. For those unfamiliar, Battling Boy is set in Arcopolis where "monsters roam the streets and swallow children into the underworld."It follows a 12-year-old demi-god and the daughter of a hero who died tragically in battle.