Aubrey Plaza is getting animated…
FX Networks has given a formal pilot green light to Little Demon, a half-hour animated comedy starring the 35-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress/comedian and former Parks and Recreation star.
Plaza joins a voice cast that includes Danny DeVito and his daughter Lucy DeVito.
The project hails from the Danny DeVito’s Jersey Films 2nd Avenue, ShadowMachine and FX Productions, with Rick & Morty co-creator Dan Harmon executive producing.
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.
Production is reportedly slated to begin next week
Plaza and DeVito are familiar FX faces — DeVito stars in the signature FX/FXXcomedy series, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Plaza co-starred in Legion.
Plaza has been a long-time collaborator with the writers/creators. As a group, they have produced pilots, sketch comedy for various platforms and sometimes insist on calling themselves “The Terror Team.”