Creator of “The Boondocks” Launches Kickstarter to Fund Live-Action ‘Uncle Ruckus’ Movie

ruckusIn November 2005, Aaron McGruder’s The Boondocks, an animated series based on his award-winning comic strip of the same name, premiered on Adult Swim. Centering on The Freemans, an African-American family that moved from the south side of Chicago, to the fictional, peaceful suburb of Woodcrest. With it’s many crazy characters, none of them hold a candle to the self-hating Uncle Ruckus (no relation). With The Boondocks having been off the air for several years without any word on the rumored fourth season, McGruder has announced, via Kickstarter, a live-action film based on Uncle Ruckus. [Read more…]