It's happening. It's finally happening. Tracy Morgan's FX series is heading into production and he's got a great writer on board: Jordan Peele. Both he and John Carcieri (Eastbound and Down, Vice Principals) have signed on to write the pilot. Following the horrible bus accident almost two years ago, Tracy has slowly but surely made his way back into the limelight.
Variety reports the new show will follow Morgan as a criminal who's trying to adjust to society following a 15 year prison sentence. President of original programming for FX Networks and FX Prods. Nick Grad says the network is ecstatic that Tracy will be joined by Peele, and executive producers Eric Tannenbaum and Joel Zada: “What an unbeatable combination – Tracy Morgan and Jordan Peele – two exceptional comics joining forces with a great team of writers and producers to create and produce this pilot for FX Networks.”