Though observant listeners to early clips of Fox's new Axe Cop animated show were pretty certain Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, Ron F**king Swanson himself, would play the titular mustachioed officer, Axe Cop co-creator Ethan Nicolle confirmed it, along with the rest of a truly stellar cast, on his blog.
Because the new Axe Cop cartoon -- based on the comic co-created by Ethan Nicolle and his then five-year-old brother Malachai and starring the voice of Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman as Axe Cop -- seems destined to be amazing, excitement about the show has only grown since it was announced last week that it will debut on July 27
We've known for a while that Fox was planning on bringing Ethan and Malachai Nicolle's Axe Cop to TV as an animated series, but now, thanks to a press tour, we know when: Axe Cop, along with High School USA! and a yet to be titled project from twin comedians Kenny and Keith Lucas, will be part of the late-night Animation Domination High-Def block debuting on Saturday, July 27th from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM.From the sound of things, Fox is taking a whole lot of cues from Adult Swim for ADHD (get it?) -- In addition to Nick Offerman
Earlier in the year, Fox announced that it would be producing an animated adaptation of Axe Cop. The news was met with near universal excitement from fans of the self-explanatory comic book series, and the idea was seen as a perfect fit for the network's upcoming Animation Domination HD block.
To give fans an idea of what's to come, Fox has released a Halloween-themed Axe Cop short, the first bi