‘Deadpool’ animated series scrapped after Donald Glover and Stephen Glover back

Donald Glover back from animated ‘Deadpool’ series from FX.


Fans excited for FX Network’s animated “Deadpool” TV series will be disappointed to learn that the network is no longer moving forward with the show after producer and star Donald Glover and writer Stephen Glover back up.

The network announced the news on Tuesday that he decided to part ways with the project, after the writing duo, who are also brothers, left the project due to “creative differences.”

“Due to creative differences, FX, Donald Glover, Stephen Glover and Marvel Television have agreed to weigh in on Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ animated series,” the network told Deadline. “FX will not be involved in the project. FX and Marvel have an ongoing relationship through our cooperation on the ‘Legion’, that will continue.”

FX has scrapped plans for an animated ‘Deadpool’ series.

(20th Century Fox)

The series was produced FX and Marvel TV in association with ABC Signature Studios. The character is one of the few not directly owned by Marvel, which means that they have to work with other networks and studios for appearances by the character. The same can be said for all the “X-men” properties “Legion”. The series, based on a mutant with mental abilities, is in his second season on 3 April.

Because of the nature of the property rights are so complicated, it is unclear at this time if ABC and Marvel TV are willing, or able, to an animated “Deadpool” series without the FX’s involvement. Meanwhile, it is an especially powerful time to talk about the infamous merc with a mouth as the trailer for “Deadpool 2”, starring Ryan Reynolds has recently been released.

Glover, who helms the Golden Globe-winning series “Atlanta” in FX, has a strange relationship with the world of Marvel comics. Years ago, fans online campaign for him to play the new Peter Parker in a live-action film. As a nod to the fans, he was seen in “Spider-Man: Return” in 2017. He can be seen then in another Disney park, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” in 2018.

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