FX Update: Brand X With Russell Brand Cancelled, Danny McBride Cartoon Set for FXX
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.
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.Follow @rebeccaiannucci