FX Update: Brand X With Russell Brand Cancelled, Danny McBride Cartoon Set for FXX

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chozen-300Comedians Russell Brand and Danny McBride both lost and gained series today.

FX is doing a bit of re-Branding by choosing not to order more episodes of the Brit’s late-night talk show Brand X With Russell Brand. However, the actor will remain on board for a scripted, live-action comedy based loosely on his life.

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Meanwhile, McBride — whose HBO comedy Eastbound & Down will not return after its upcoming season — is getting animated over on FX’s newly announced offshoot, FXX. McBride is set to produce the animated series Chozen (pictured above), which focuses on a gay, white rapper who is just out of prison.

Comments (6)

  • Whoa. That cartoon sounds pretty intense.

    Comment by Sam – June 6, 2013 01:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • As long as it won’t just be a bunch of homophobic and racists jokes the cartoon sounds really promising

    Comment by lisa – June 6, 2013 04:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Calling Russell Brand an actor is an insult to actors.

    Comment by Scott – June 6, 2013 05:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I was just about to say that myself. Every time I see that man I’m just like “oh good gawd why?!”

      Comment by Soapstef – June 7, 2013 07:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Can someone please tell me if the league from FX is cuming back?

    Comment by DOT – June 7, 2013 07:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • The League will be on FXX in September with the other comedy shows.

      Comment by Joey – June 7, 2013 08:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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