Matthew McConaughey is the 'Rooster' for FOX
Animated 'Rooster Tales' is based on the actor's brother
According to Variety
, "Rooster Tales
" is based on McConaughey's brother's life. The story focuses on "a beer-swilling, redneck sheriff who marries a much younger woman from Mexico."
We're sure hilarity ensues, as the sheriff realizes that his new bride's family is larger than he'd otherwise have expected.
"Rooster Tales" will be produced by 20th Century Fox TV and is currently in the earliest of script stages, with Kell Cahoon ("Psych") seemingly on board to write. TBS and Comedy Central were both bidding on the project.
McConaughey's J.K. Livin' production shingle will produce.
The "A Time to Kill" and "Fool's Gold" star was most recently seen in "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" and "Tropic Thunder." We'd include "Surfer, Dude" in his list of recent credits, but nobody actually saw in him that one.