Community's fate is up in the air, with NBC's decision whether to renew the sitcom for a sixth season or not coming soon. Sony Pictures Television, the studio behind the show, has made a series of faux-movie posters featuring Community stars to get buzz about the series going on social media, and they even got former Community actor Donald Glover, who left the show early this past season, to do one.
Check out the Glover poster, a parody of the movie Cast Away featuring his character Troy Barnes, below (via TV Guide):
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Hollywood Handbook #3 – Our Close Friend Donald Glover
Ex-Community star Donald Glover put out this YouTube video this morning to announce the release of his new album under rap alter ego Childish Gambino. It's called Because the Internet, and it's set to come out sometime this winter. Check out a longer cut of the track from the video, "yaphet kotto", below:
Donald Glover is leaving Community, but he's already lining up his next TV project. Deadline reports that the actor-musician-comedian is developing a half-hour comedy for FX that he will write, produce, and star in. The show is tentatively titled Atlanta, and it's a comedy following the city's music scene. Glover grew up in Atlanta and has a busy career in hip-hop under the name Childish Gambino. Several networks were reportedly interested in the show, but he went with FX because they could accommodate his music touring schedule.
Last year, Donald Glover was developing a comedy loosely based on his life with NBC and 30 Rock writer [...]
Illustrator Sam Spratt did the covert art for Donald Glover/Childish Gambino’s latest mixtape, Royalty, but the project soon grew into a series of 10 Norman Rockwell-esque illustrations about the hip hop world. You know how doing the artwork for a hip hop album goes, sometimes these things just happen. I think we've all found ourselves unexpectedly creating beautiful Rockwell-esque hip hop paintings at one time or another. The 10 pieces in Sam Spratt's collection are available now. You can view the rest of the illustrations after the jump.