FX orders pilot for Donald Glover comedy 'Atlanta'

December 13, 2014 2:09 AM

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Donald Glover has been performing live a lot lately, thanks to his careers as the rapper Childish Gambino, but he hasn't been on a regular TV series since leaving "Community" midway through Season 5. But if all goes well, he'll be back soon, starring in "Atlanta."

On Friday, FX announced it had ordered a pilot for the comedy project, which was created by and stars Glover as Earnest "Earn" Marks, a college dropout who is trying to rise through the ranks of Atlanta's rap community when his estranged cousin becomes a star.

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