FX acquired Southern Bastards by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour according to Deadline.
Aaron and Latour will serve as executive producers and will adapt the story for television. Southern Bastards will be a perfect fit for FX in the vain of Justified and Son of Anarchy.
Southern Bastards, a Southern fried crime drama based on a graphic novel about a power struggle between the son of a former sheriff of Craw County, Alabama who returns to a hometown controlled by a local criminal and revered head coach of the powerhouse high school football team.
— Jason Aaron (@jasonaaron) June 19, 2015