Earlier today reports surfaced that The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder is moving forward to release another new animated cartoon on Adult Swim that is sure to raise eyebrows; this new venture is titled Black Jesus.
According to reports, Black Jesus a half-hour live-action scripted comedy that will feature Gerald “Slink” Johnson (of Grand Theft Auto V fame) as Jesus living in present-day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.
Several insiders have told us that the show will star comedians Charlie Murphy, John Witherspoon, and Corey Holcomb and that the series production is well underway. We also heard from several insiders that have told us that Holcomb is directly involved in more episodes on the writing and we should expect more in the near future.
McGruder, who created the series, will serve as executive producer through his 5 Mutts Prods. along with writer-director Mike Clattenberg (Trailer Park Boys) and LEG’s Norman Aladjem and John Bravakis.
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