Not to mention, he was also named one of TIME’s Most Influential People of the year and, oh yeah, he’s in the new Spider-Man movie coming out this summer.
Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, aka the official hardest working man in showbusiness, has been announced as the co-showrunner, writer, exec producer and, let’s be honest, will more than likely star in the vehicle too (come on, he’d be ideal!). It’s the bloody collab of dreams!
Donald Glover and Stephen Glover have been tapped as showrunners.
Added Loeb: “How much more fun could this be? Deadpool, Donald and FX – the ideal fit for the Merc with the Mouth”, said Marvel Television chief Jeph Loeb.
But that’s a Fox property, while the animated TV series is being produced by Marvel. He mentioned that he is a versatile artist who will bring the untitled Deadpool animated series to life just like he did in Atlanta.
The multi-talented Glover – who is also a Grammy-nominated musician, performing under the stage name Childish Gambino – won two Golden Globes for acting and producing the show.
In recent years, Donald Glover has cemented himself as one of the only modern renaissance men in pop culture.
According the Entertainment Weekly, Atlanta’s Donald Glover is getting into the comic business. Last year, FX boss John Landgraf announced that FXX will be moving “really aggressively” into more animated series and short-form series in the adult animation format – and “Deadpool“, the raunchy comic book character, surely fits that bill. The 10-episode first season is reportedly going to be released in 2018.