In a surprising announcement that no one expected, FXX has revealed that Atlanta creator Donald Glover along with his brother Stephen Glover will be showrunners, writers, and executive producers on the upcoming Deadpool series. The as yet untitled show has been given a straight-to-series order of 10 episodes which will be released in 2018.
Marvels Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory will also serve as executive producers. Marvel Television, FX Productions and ABC Signiature Studios will be producing the series with Loeb going on to say,
“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 entertainment.”
What do you think of this move? are you excited to see more of Deadpool in the form of an animated series?
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