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'Fargo' Season 2 First Full Trailer: Murders and Gang Crime

July 22, 2015 09:07:20

After a bunch of teasers, the first full trailer of "" season 2 has been released for viewing pleasure. It doesn't waste time to introduce the new case as the video opens with a scene where 's Lou Solverson and 's Sheriff Hank Larsson visit a crime scene and find two lifeless bodies.

Lou thinks it might be a botched robbery, but as the caption for the video notes, "this thing's 'bout to get a whole lot bigger." And so their investigation leads them to a local crime gang, a major mob syndicate and a small town beautician named Peggy Blumquist () along with her husband Ed (), the local butcher's assistant.


'Fargo' Season 2 Promos Feature Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson and Ted Danson

July 09, 2015 10:07:11

FX offers a glimpse of "" season 2 by debuting two character spots via Entertainment Weekly. The videos introduce three characters played by new cast members , and .

Dunst plays a beautician named Peggy Blomquist. She is seen washing her hands off red stain apparently after dyeing a customer's hair. In the second video, Wilson who plays a young Lou Solverson and Danson who stars as Sheriff Hank Larsson have a little chat before getting back to work.


'Fargo' Debuts Wintry Teaser for Season 2

June 18, 2015 12:06:00

Summer is far from over, but FX already warns viewers about how chilly it would be when "" returns for a second season. The network has debuted the first promo for the new installment of the comedy-crime drama series.

Not sharing any actual footage from the show, the 20-second teaser shows a bird pecking on bark of a tree, while the sound of gun shoots are heard from the woods. The scenes set on a snowy landscape are accompanied with a caption which reads, "We're not out of the woods yet. Trouble returns to Fargo this fall on FX."


'Fargo' Casts Bruce Campbell as Ronald Reagan for Season 2

March 25, 2015 03:03:26

has won the election to be Ronald Reagan in season 2 of "". The Ash Williams in Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" movie series is cast as the important political figure who later became the 40th President of the United States.

The upcoming season season of the FX hit series is set against "the cultural transformation that was going on" in the late 1970s as well as Reagan's first campaign for President of the United States. "He's on his first campaign [and he] makes a swing through Fargo. Some of the characters have some interactions with him. And some of his movies are also a part of the show," FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said back in January about Reagan on the show.


'HIMYM' Alum Cristin Milioti Joins 'Fargo' for Season 2

March 13, 2015 11:03:02

has landed a new TV gig after her "" was canceled by NBC after a 13-episode first season. The titular mother depicter on "" has landed a recurring role in upcoming season 2 of FX's "".

The Tony Award-nominated actress will portray Betsy, the wife of Lou Solverson () and the daughter of Rock County Sheriff Hank Larsson (). She is described as "a woman of the plains - pretty but firm," who "can both jump start a car and make a casserole, clean a gun as well as the gutters."


'Fargo', 'Breaking Bad', 'Orange Is the New Black' Among 2015 PGA Winners in TV

January 25, 2015 10:01:43

The Producers Guild of America Awards took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Saturday, January 24. The triumphant ones in TV categories included "" for Long-Form Television, "" for Episodic Television Drama, and "" for Episodic Television Comedy.

Meanwhile, the Non-Fiction Television went to National Geographic's "Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey", the Competition Television to NBC's "", the Live Entertainment & Talk Television to 's show, the Sport Program to "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel", and the Children's Program to "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee".


'Fargo' Season 2 Will Feature Ronald Reagan, 'Louie' Season 5 Gets Premiere Date

January 19, 2015 10:01:22

FX shared more details of "" season 2 at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour on Sunday, January 18. FX Networks CEO John Landgraf revealed that the next installment would feature Ronald Reagan as a character as the story is set against "the cultural transformation that was going on" in the late 1970s as well as Reagan's first campaign for President of the United States.

"He's a presidential candidate on his first campaign who makes a swing through Fargo," Landgraf further said after the panel. "Some of the characters have some interactions with him. And some of his movies are also a part of the show." He said that they would not use archival footage for the Reagan part, but the role has not been cast yet.


'Fargo' Nabs Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Nick Offerman for Season 2

January 09, 2015 09:01:40

"" has added more notable actors to the cast line-up for its upcoming season 2. The FX series has tapped , and to take series-regular roles, while the likes of and land recurring roles.

According to the FX casting announcement, Wilson ("", "") will play Lou Solverson, "a clean-cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy." He's described as "a humble and competent man," who is a devoted husband to his wife Betsy, and father to four-year-old Molly. Lou is the younger version of the character played by Keith Carradine in the first season.


Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons Coming to 'Fargo' in Season 2

December 11, 2014 08:12:07

and have booked residency on "" for season 2. The Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's "" trilogy and the "" alum are officially announced to star in the new installment of FX's anthology series.

Golden Globe-nominated actress Dunst will portray Peggy Blomquist, a small-town beautician with big city dreams who is trying to figure out who she really is. Plemons will play her husband, Ed, a butcher's assistant, who wants to be supportive of his wife's self-discovery, even if he doesn't quite understand it.


Jeffrey Donovan and Nick Offerman May Join 'Fargo' for Season 2

December 04, 2014 09:12:27

and may set foot in "". The two actors have been linked to the second season of the FX anthology series, with the former reportedly having been cast as Dodd. Details of the character are not available yet.

While the "" actor is nearing a deal to join the cast of the show, Offerman has been given the offer for a role named Carl, according to TheWrap which first reported the news. The Ron Swanson of "", however, is not currently in negotiations.


'Fargo' Season 2 Set Details and Main Character Revealed

July 22, 2014 12:07:10

Details of the upcoming season 2 of "" were shared after the show's renewal was announced on Monday, July 21. Producer Noah Hawley told reporters at TCA summer press tour that the next installment would feature all-new cast and a different setting.

The second season will travel back to 1979 and focus on the younger version of Keith Carradine's character Lou Solverson. "What this next 10-hour movie is going to be is the story of Sioux Falls," Hawley said, although there will be some scenes set in Luverne, Minn. and Fargo.


FX Renews 'Fargo' and 'Louie', Passes on 'How and Why'

July 22, 2014 07:07:49

After taking 18 nominations at the Primetime Emmy Awards, "" is given the green light for season 2. FX Networks CEO John Landgraf also announced that 's comedy "" would be back for a fifth season.

The new season of "Fargo" will focus an all-new cast, a different time period setting and a new "true crime" story. Noah Hawley is back to write the 10 new episodes and run the series. There is no premiere date yet but Landgraf expected the season to be ready by Fall 2015.


'Fargo' New Teaser: Billy Bob Thornton Tells Martin Freeman to Kill His Bully

March 19, 2014 04:03:32

FX has debuted another teaser for "", sharing more actual scenes from the new limited series. plays insurance salesman Lester Nygaard who sports a bruise in his face after being bullied at work. He meets 's mysterious drifter character, Lorne Malvo, who suggests Lester to kill the man who tortures him.

In another scene, portrays former stripper and mother Gina Hess who shows no sign of grief when talking about her dead husband, even saying that she's glad and will be singing at his funeral. She, however, breaks down in tears later.


'Fargo' Gets Release Date, Billy Bob Thornton Explains Why He Agreed to Do the TV Show

January 15, 2014 11:01:46

FX has set a premiere date for "", the small-screen take on the Coen brothers' 1996 crime film. The limited series starring and will debut Tuesday, April 15 at 10 P.M.

At the TCA winter press tour, executive producer and writer Noah Hawley stressed that the TV show was established in the trademark humor, dialect, murder and "Minnesota nice" of the original work, but it stood on its own for anyone who has not seen the film.


Martin Freeman Is Beaten Up in First Picture From FX's 'Fargo'

January 09, 2014 04:01:30

A first look at FX's "" has been unveiled in the form of pictures. Making their way out via Yahoo! TV, one of the photos features 's Lester Nygaard, who is beaten up and visits a hospital, seemingly to seek medical attention.

Another image features Allison Tolman in police's uniform as she portrays Deputy Molly Solverson, the local crime investigator in the town of Bemidji, Minnesota. She appears to be working although she is seen at what looks like an eatery.


'Dexter' Star Colin Hanks Heads to FX's 'Fargo'

October 03, 2013 04:10:09

has booked a trip to "", an FX limited series based on the Coen brothers' 1996 crime film. The "Orange County" actor is cast as Duluth Police Deputy Gus Grimly, a single dad who must choose between his own personal safety and his duty as a policeman when he comes face-to-face with a killer.

The upcoming 10-episode drama will feature an all-new "true crime" story, with the series following a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and "Minnesota nice" that has made the film an enduring classic.


Martin Freeman Nabs Lead Role on 'Fargo' TV Adaptation

September 27, 2013 09:09:07

will co-lead FX's limited series "". The title character depicter on "" has signed up to star on the TV adaptation of the critically-acclaimed crime film as Lester Nygaard, the sad sack who was portrayed by in the 1996 movie.

Lester is a small-town insurance salesman henpecked by his wife whose life is changed when he meets Lorne Malvo, who sets him on a path of destruction. has been earlier on board to play Lorne, who is described as a rootless, manipulative man.


Billy Bob Thornton to Star on TV Adaptation of 'Fargo'

August 03, 2013 09:08:15

is going to "". The Golden Globe Award-nominated actor has signed up to star on a TV adaptation of the critically-acclaimed crime film that has been developed as a limited series (10 episodes) on FX.

The 57-year-old, who won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing "Sling Blade", will play Lorne Malvo, a rootless, manipulative man who meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.


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