Adult Swim Inks First-Look Deal With Aaron McGruder

EXCLUSIVE: Adult Swim is expanding its relationship with Aaron McGruder (The Boondocks, Black Jesus, Red Tails). The cable network aimed at young adults has signed a first-look development deal with the Peabody award-winning writer/creator. Their first project under the pact will be a live-action/ adventure pilot Hooligan Squad (wt) about an American insurgency in Japanese occupied San Francisco set in the near future. McGruder will exec produce along with LEG’s Norman Aladjem, and R&G Production’s Steven Tzirlin also executive producing.

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