'Boondocks' creator Aaron McGruder preps 'Black Jesus' for Adult Swim
theGRIO REPORT - Aaron McGruder, the politically incorrect mind behind the cult cartoon hit 'The Boondocks', has even more irreverent premise up his sleeve...
Aaron McGruder, the politically incorrect mind behind the cult cartoon hit The Boondocks, has even more irreverent premise up his sleeve.
McGruder has inked a deal with Adult Swim for a live action show called Black Jesus, which will co-star comic actors John Witherspoon and Charlie Murphy.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, “the new half-hour live-action scripted comedy finds Jesus living in present-day Compton, Calif., on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.”
Largely unknown actor Gerald “Slink” Johnson will take on the lead role and the series is expected to debut sometime this year.
Meanwhile, McGruder’s long delayed fourth season of The Boondocks is set to air this April on