Will we see an animated film version of the kids’ book Muncle Trogg: The Smallest Giant in the World? Very possibly; Sony Animation has optioned the title. That doesn’t necessarily mean we’ll see the movie, as a lot of material is optioned and never fully developed for various reasons. But this is the first pickup for the company under the relatively new leadership of Michelle Raimo-Kouyate, and you might think a new president of production is going to want her first buy to look like a good one.

Muncle Trogg, written by Janet Foxley, is about a kingdom of giants and the smallest among them. (Not a stretch to realize that, given the title.) The little giant investigates a human settlement nearby, and the story kicks into motion. A few more details are after the break. Read More »