Weekly World News Signs with CAA

TV project in works based on Bat Boy, other characters.

Move over, Astro Boy and Iron Man — Bat Boy could be stepping up to the plate soon.

The half-bat, half-human character is just one of 30-odd creations spawned by the supermarket tabloid Weekly World News and now up for grabs in Hollywood. CAA has signed WWN to a representation deal, and DreamWorks is developing a TV show that likely will be the first to tap into the company’s library of characters and its tens of thousands of offbeat stories.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.

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