FX Develops Toon with ‘Aqua Teen’ Co-Creator

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After hitting the critical and popular jackpot with Archer and getting OK results with Unsupervised, FX is moving ahead with more animated fare. The male-targeting cable network is developing a new half-hour animated show with Aqua Teen Hunger Force co-creator Matt Maiellero and newcomer Grand Dekernion, says The Hollywood Reporter. The show will center on a man who is recently released from prison.

According to the article, Dekernion, who is a friend of actor Danny McBride, who took the idea to the Eastbound and Down star and his production shingle, Rough House. McBride is also attached to voice a character in the show. If the project becomes a series, Maiellaro and Dekernion would be credited as co-creators, writers and exec producers, with the former serving as showrunner. Rough House execs David Gordon Green, Jody Hill, McBride and Reilly will get exec producer credits.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Aqua Teen Hunger Force