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Disney Orders Rob McElhenney & Ryan Reynolds ‘Welcome to Wrexham’ Docuseries

Disney’s FX has ordered two seasons of a new docuseries called “Welcome To Wrexham”.

The series will tracks the dreams of the people living in the working class town of Wrexham in North Wales, U.K. as Reynolds and McElhenney take ownership of their historic but struggling football club. The series was announced during FX’s upfronts by Nick Grad, president of FX Entertainment’s Original Programming.

“Rob McElhenney has been an all-star on Team FX for years and now has partnered with the formidable Ryan Reynolds to bring glory to the ‘Red Dragons’ in the docuseries Welcome to Wrexham,” said Grad. “Rob and Ryan will take fans inside the sport as never before, pairing their genuine love for the game with the welcome challenge of building on the heritage of this club.”

Wrexham’s Red Dragons is one of the oldest football teams in the world, having been founded in 1864. They’re currently in the National League, the fifth tier of the English football league system.

Check out the announcement from Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds.

No release date has been announced at this time. The series will be coming to Hulu. It’s unknown if this series will be sold to other broadcasters internationally or if it will be coming to Disney+ Star.

 

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