Tracy Morgan Will Star in Sitcom Pilot Created by Jordan Peele

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Tracy Morgan will team up with Jordan Peele (of Key & Peele) for a new comedy pilot on FX. Although you never know which pilots will be picked up to series, this sounds like a smart bet:

“A career criminal (Morgan) is released from prison after 15 long years, hoping to reintegrate into a society that long ago left him behind. Now a man whose only expertise is making grilled cheese with an iron must navigate a modern world of political correctness, Internet, and self-driving cars.”

When Morgan was critically injured in a car accident in 2014, he was working on a series for FXX produced by the folks behind It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The idea of Morgan + It’s Always Sunny was a brilliant one, but that project will not be going forward. However, Morgan and Peele should also be a great team. The new project is untitled.

Key & Peele ended last year. Peele recently got engaged to Brooklyn 99’s Chelsea Peretti.

Bri is the founder and co-editor of What the Fangirl. She loves chai lattes, Disney and fairy tales.

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