It was over a year ago that Tracy Morgan nearly died in a collision on his way back from a comedy gig, but could the comedian be on his way back to TV? While it may be a little early still to answer this question definitively, you should know that there are some signs pointing in the right direction for the comic.
As first reported to Deadline, Tracy still does want to do a project with FXX that he was talking about getting together before the crash happened. FX Networks, led by the brilliant John Landgraf, has been very patient in allowing him the time that he needs to recover before diving into work. He has reportedly been in communication with writer Luvh Rakhe on the script for the potential series. Rakhe is known for “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and three of the show’s stars in Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, and Rob McElhenney are producers on the Morgan show, as well.
What a feel-good story it would be for Morgan if he is able to get back to work and be every bit as funny as he once was. Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin said during the “Saturday Night Live” anniversary special earlier this year that he wanted to be present for it, but was not in the physical condition yet to do so. We’d love to see him return to “SNL” for at least one sketch, and then carry through into this show if able.
The thing to remember here is that while this is all encouraging news, there still could be a long road to recovery ahead. We do not want to get too far ahead of ourselves, since it could be some time still before this show sees the light of day. The best thing that we can do is hope.
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