Fox Plans Film Adaptation Of “Mr. Men”

Fox Animation and producer Shawn Levy are teaming for a film adaptation of British author Roger Hargreaves’ “Mr. Men” illustrated children’s books says The Hollywood Reporter.

Hargreaves wrote 48 Mr. Men books, each of which featured a new character with a dominant trait including Mr. Tickle, Mr. Happy, Mr. Greedy and Mr. Nosey. The first books were published in 1971 and since then more than 100 million copies have sold worldwide.

The property has also been adapted into four animated television series. No writer or director is yet attached to this film project.