Donald Glover's FX show "Atlanta" was a smash from the jump. Three million people tuned in for the series premiere, enough to threaten the FX comedy record. After airing three episodes, FX has decided to renew "Atlanta" for a second season.
With the end of the long weekend came an anticipated TV series. Donald Glover also known as Childish Gambino has been silent on the rap tip lately, but he's been cooking up elsewhere, with a new show that debuted on FX Tuesday night.
Donald Glover is currently prepping the release of his FX show “Atlanta,” which debuts next month. However, his rap alter ego Childish Gambino also has a project in the pipeline, albeit one that’s far more mysterious.
Donald Glover is currently on a press tour to promote his anticipated FX series "Atlanta," which is set to premiere next month. During a press conference, he spoke in depth about the show and his decision to leave the popular NBC show "Community."
Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino has spent a good portion of the last two years writing, developing, and filming his FX television show "Atlanta." Guess what. The show now has a release date.
Donald Glover is currently preparing for the upcoming debut of his "Atlanta" TV series on FX, and he's also engaged in the filming of next summer's "Spider-Man: Homecoming," in which he'll play an undisclosed character.
Yesterday (June 17), Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, made a rare appearance on Twitter by sharing a link that led to an app called Pharos. Once downloaded, Pharos simply showed an image of a starry cosmos with a countdown at the bottom of the screen.
Donald Glover has joined the cast of upcoming film "Spider-Man: Homecoming," reports The Hollywood Reporter. No word yet regarding Glover's character. Tom Holland will make his debut as Spiderman.
It was last October that we first found out about Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino's TV show "Atlanta" getting picked up by FX. Now, slightly under a year later, they're almost ready to debut the new series.
Almost a year after hearing the original concept & idea, Childish Gambino’s long awaited comedy show, “Atlanta,” is finally coming to fruition. On Thursday, news surfaced that the show has been picked up by FX for ten episodes.
Yesterday, we learned that Donald Glover might not be calling himself Childish Gambino for much longer. As that's the only rap name we know him by, this came as a bit of a shock, but it's far from the first surprising move of his career.
Earlier this year, Childish Gambino surprised many people by stepping outside of his usual lane to pay tribute to his Atlanta heritage (namely DJ Drama's scene-defining "Gangsa Grillz" tapes) with the mixtape STN MTN.
Childish Gambino's new album Because The Internet drops on Tuesday, December 10th, and the multitalented emcee unveiled the accompanying script via Twitter last night.
Here's an excerpt:
INT. BOY'S ROOM - DAY
Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) just uploaded a cryptic video to YouTube which is a preview of his new album Because The Internet. Both the video and its description reveal that the project will be dropping this winter.
Childish Gambino, also known as Donald Glover, announced recently that he would be taking a step back from comedy in order to focus on music. He now seems to be going back on his word, revealing plans for a new series for FX called "Atlanta".