Little Demon: FX Orders Animated Comedy Pilot Starring Danny & Lucy DeVito
According to Deadline, FX Networks has ordered the animated comedy pilot Little Demon, starring Oscar nominee Danny DeVito (Erin Brockovich, Taxi, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and his daughter Lucy DeVito (Deadbeat, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Leaves of Grass), along with Aubrey Plaza (Safety Not Guaranteed, Ingrid Goes West, Legion). Production on the half-hour animated pilot is scheduled to begin next week and will be executive produced by Rick & Morty co-creator Dan Harmon.
Created by Darcy Fowler, Seth Kirschner and Kieran Valla, in Little Demon, 13 years after being impregnated by the Devil (Danny DeVito), a reluctant mother (Plaza) and her Antichrist daughter (Lucy DeVito) attempt to live an ordinary life in Delaware, but are constantly thwarted by monstrous forces, including Satan, who yearns for custody of his daughter’s soul.
Harmon will EP along with Fowler, Kirschner, Valla, Plaza, and Jersey Films 2nd Avenue’s Jake, Lucy, and DeVito, along with ShadowMachine’s Monica Mitchell, Corey Campodonico, and Alex Bulkley. Steve Levy serves as producer.
The pilot comes from DeVito’s Jersey Films 2nd Avenue, ShadowMachine, and FX Productions.
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