‘Axe Cop’ TV Series Trailer Will Make You Poop Yourself…To Death!
No, it isn’t an April Fools prank: the first official trailer for the ‘Axe Cop‘ TV series is here! Featuring ‘Parks and Recreation‘ star and pillar of manliness Nick Offerman as the voice of the title character, FOX and Animation Hi-Def’s adaptation of the famous comic character will hit screens on Saturday, July 27, with a slew of famous stars in guest roles. Fighting everyone from “Dr. DooDoo” to Hitler’s space-dwelling zombie army, get a first look at the ‘Axe Cop’ TV series inside!
We never thought the day could come when a comic character from the mind of a 5-year-old would make it to TV, but here we are. This weekend’s WonderCon saw the official release of the ‘Axe Cop’ TV series trailer, chock full of just as much insane action and talent as we’d always hoped.
‘Axe Cop’ itself chronicles the adventures of an axe-wielding police officer and his array of sidekicks, and was created in 2010 by then 5-year-old Malachai Nicolle, who supplies the stories and ideas for the comics as his adult brother Ethan Nicolle illustrates. In addition to Nick Offerman as the titular character, the full voice cast will include Offerman’s wife Megan Mullally, Patton Oswalt, Ken Marino, Peter Serafinowicz and guest stars such as ‘Breaking Bad‘s’ Giancarlo Esposito and Jonathan Banks, ‘Mad Men‘s’ Jared Harris, rapper “Tyler, The Creator,” Rob Huebel, and ‘Community‘ creator Dan Harmon.
Showrunner Matt Silverstein said of the TV series’ inspiration, “Malachai is very much involved in the writing of the show,” adding that “He’s not making it up; it’s in his head [already].” Writers frequently call the boy to ask his opinion on the stories, who returns with bizarre and funny suggestions they themselves might never have imagined. The animation block will debut along with ‘High School USA!,’ and an untitled project from Kenny and Keith Lucas debut on Saturday, July 27 from 11:00 PM – 12:30 AM.
You can get your first look at the ‘Axe Cop’ TV series below, and tell us what you think of FOX’s adaptation in the comments beneath!