FX has put in development Brightmore Elementary, an animated comedy executive produced by Sean “Diddy” Combs. Written by King of the Hill alum Chip Hall and rising Detroit comedian Chris Powell aka Comedian CP, Brightmore Elementary is described as South Park set in inner city Detroit. It revolves around the African American pupils at Brightmore Elementary. Combs, Underground’s Trevor Engelson, and Five All In The Fifth’s Doug Banker are executive producing.
FX has been looking to find a second hit animated series to join Archer. Its previous efforts have included Unsupervised and Chozen.
Hall’s credits also include Blue Mountain State. Comedian CP recently made his acting debut on Fox smash Empire.
Original story appeared on Deadline, written by Nellie Andreeva.