FXX has recently ordered to series a brand new half-hour animated comedy pilot starring Danny DeVito called Little Demon. According to a report from Deadline, the series will star DeVito, his daughter Lucy DeVito, and Aubrey Plaza. It will be produced by DeVito’s Jersey Films 2nd Avenue, ShadowMachine, and FX Productions, with Dan Harmon (Community, Rick & Morty) serving as executive producer. Created by Darcy Fowler, Seth Kirschner, and Kieran Valla, Little Demon will join Archer and Cake as one of FXX’s bigger animated titles.
Little Demon will center around a reluctant mother (Plaza) and her Antichrist daughter (Lucy DeVito) as they attempt to live a normal life in Delaware 13 years after the Devil (Danny DeVito) and the mother conceived a child. Throughout the series, the duo will have to deal with different monstrous forces, including Satan himself who is looking to gain custody of his daughter.
“Little Demon is a hilarious new animated horror comedy featuring Danny DeVito, Aubrey Plaza, Lucy DeVito, and a host of other great talent,” said Nick Grad, President, Original Programming, FX Entertainment. “Creators Darcy Fowler, Seth Kirschner and Kieran Valla have teamed up with Danny, Aubrey, Dan Harmon, Jake, and Lucy DeVito, and ShadowMachine as executive producers on this unique new series for FXX.”
Alongside Dan Harmon, Aubrey Plaza will also serve as executive producer, along with creators Fowler, Kirschner, and Valla. Jersey Films 2nd Avenue’s Jake, Lucy, and Danny DeVito, as well as ShadowMachine (Monica Mitchell, Corey Campodonico, and Alex Bulkley) are also attached as executive producers.