“My biggest concern would be disappointing the fans,” added the series creator.
Paul King (Paddington 2 and The Mighty Boosh) will helm the series’ pilot.
Carell is reuniting with The Office creator Greg Daniels for the series.
Series creator Greg Daniels hosted the get-together over the weekend.
The 10-episode series is set in 2033, in a time “where people who are near death can be ‘uploaded’ into a virtual afterlife of their choice.”
The network recently picked up rights to the entirety of The Cleveland Show as well.
Twenty years later, we still have our old Rainey Street neighbors ready with a beer and a big Texas smile.
The TV network has had “preliminary conversations” with series creators Greg Daniels and Mike Judge.