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Donald Glover’s Comedy ‘Atlanta’ Receives Series Order From FX

Donald Glover’s Comedy ‘Atlanta’ Receives Series Order From FX


FX has ordered a 10-episode first season of Donald Glover’s comedy Atlanta.

The series from the multi-talented artist has been in the works for a while and now has officially been picked up for a full season.

According to the network, the semi-autobiographical series revolves around two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene whose opposing views on art versus commerce, success and race will make their quest anything but easy.

Glover will play “Earnest ‘Earn’ Marks,” a college drop-out who reconnects with his long buried ambition and sets out to seize the life he imagined for himself when his estranged cousin becomes a sudden star.

Atlanta draws on Donald’s considerable talents as a musician, actor and writer to give us something unique,” FX original programming president Nick Grad said in a statement. “The story is made all the more powerful by the great cast and the contributions of Donald’s fellow executive producer Paul Simms and director Hiro Murai. We can’t wait to for the debut of Atlanta next year.”

In addition to Glover, the series stars Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz.

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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