FXX has announced they are planning a new ‘Deadpool‘ Animated Series, and they have tapped Donald Glover to Produce the show. The first thing you are probably asking yourself is, how will they adapt ‘Deadpool‘ for an Animated Series that kids can watch? The answer is being that the series will air on FXX it will probably be more adult oriented. The show is slated to premiere with a 10 episode season in 2018. Check out the the latest details on the show below and let us know what you think AFTER THE JUMP!
Atlanta creator and Golden Globe Award winner Donald Glover and Stephen Glover will serve as Showrunners, Executive Producers and Writers of the series. Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory are Executive Producers. The untitled Marvel’s Deadpool series is produced by Marvel Television in association with FX Productions and ABC Signature Studios for FXX, which has ordered ten episodes for season one.
“Donald Glover is an incredibly gifted and versatile artist who’ll bring the untitled Marvel’s Deadpool series to life with the same intense, singular vision as his breakout hit Atlanta,” said Nick Grad, co-president of programming at FX. “With the success of Legion, we’re looking forward to again partnering with Marvel Television to create a series that is bold, striking and entirely original.”
Jeph Loeb added, “How much more fun could this be? Deadpool, Donald and FX – the perfect fit for the Merc with the Mouth! We’re thrilled that our relationship with FX that started with Legion continues with what is sure to be a groundbreaking show in adult animation.”