FXX orders animated horror comedy series ‘Little Demon’

From left to right:Danny DeVito, ,Aubrey Plaza,Dan Harmon

FXX has ordered the new animated horror-comedy series Little Demon featuring Danny DeVito, Aubrey Plaza, Lucy DeVito.

The half-hour series is created and written by Darcy Fowler, Seth Kirschner, and Kieran Valla and produced by FX Productions.

Little Demon will premiere on FXX and will also be available to stream on FX and Hulu.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Thirteen years after being impregnated by the Devil (Danny DeVito), a reluctant mother (Aubrey 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.

Little Demon is a hilarious new animated horror-comedy featuring Danny DeVito, Aubrey Plaza, Lucy DeVito and a host of other great talent,” said FX Entertainment original programming president Nick Grad. “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.”

Plaza serves as an executive producer along with Fowler, Kirschner, Valla, Dan Harmon, Jersey Films 2nd Avenue’s Jake, Lucy, and Danny DeVito, and ShadowMachine (Monica Mitchell, Corey Campodonico and Alex Bulkley). Steve Levy serves as a producer on the project. Little Demon is produced by FX Productions.

FXX is the newest basic cable entertainment network from FX, launched on 2 September 2013 and carried in 78 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, FXX features original series, movies, and acquired series.