Industry News: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Gets New Animation Head ; FX Boss “Liked” Deadpool

A couple of the week’s industry stories that you need to know. Soon-to-be Disney-owned FX’s John Landgraf has told Deadline that he “liked” the Glover-produced Deadpool series that was canceled earlier this year but said that the Disney-owned Marvel are the ones to blame for the show’s unexpected cancellation earlier this year. Production was underway for the series from Stephen and Donald Glover until reportedly a script featuring gags aimed at Taylor Swift made the princess-heavy Disney empire run for cover in fear of possible retaliation from the biggest pop music star in the world.

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EXCLUSIVE: AQUA TEEN CREATOR DROPS OUT OF UNNAMED @FXNETWORKS ANIMATED SERIES

I had a chance to interview Matt Maiellaro creator of Aqua Teen about the new season and such of which I will post later on this week. This little tidbit was interesting and deserved its own post as I asked Matt about the announcement from a few months back concerning him working on a new animated series with Eastbound & Down star Danny McBride. Here is an excerpt from the article we ran:

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