Donald Glover To Produce Marvel's Animated 'Deadpool' Series For FXX

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Donald Glover and Stephen Glover have been tapped as showrunners.

Deadpool his getting his own animated TV show.

Donald Glover and his brother, Stephen are co-creating an animated series centered around Marvel's 'Deadpool, ' set to air on FXX in 2018.

Entertainment Weekly reports that a 10-episode first season of the series - which doesn't yet have a title - has been ordered by the network for FXX.

Added Loeb: "How much more fun could this be?"

"Deadpool, Donald and FX - the flawless fit for the Merc with the Mouth!", Marvel TV chief Jeph Loeb said in a statement.

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As per Deadpool's history on screen and in comic books, the TV series will be aimed at an audience. "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".

Deadpool fans were all pretty stoked with the success of last year's R-rated film starring Ryan Reynolds, who managed to redeem the character as a whole after it was butchered in the atrocious X-Men Origins: Wolverine years earlier.

The movie grossed over $800 million off of a $58 million budget.

Glover already has a Marvel credit on his resume; he'll soon be seen in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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.

The show is expected in 2018, although no voice actors have yet been announced.

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