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Here's What That 'Fargo' TV Show Is Looking Like


The latest run of Sherlock just premiered in the UK and hits PBS later this month, but already Martin Freeman is at work on another series the internet could potentially base its gay-fantasy fan art on. He's starring in FX's long-developing adaptation of Fargo, playing the William H. Macy of sorts in a new tale of darkly-comedic crime and midwestern accents.

From Yahoo, here's a first look at the anthology series, where you can see Freeman beside a freshly-toupéed Billy Bob Thornton. They will be joined by Colin Hanks, Bob Odenkirk, It's Always Sunny's Glenn Howerton, Allison Tolman (seen below in Marge Gunderson gear), and more. Your feelings that Fargo should not be touched by non-Coens will be joined by competing feelings that you're kind of intrigued by the cast and increasingly curious how this is going to work out.


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    The Fargo series is continuing to impressively rationalize its existence with the addition of some solid new cast members. FX has announced that now Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Adam Goldberg, and others will be joining the likes of Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton, and Colin ... / Continue →
  • August 2, 2013
    No doubt missing Coen-birthed criminality and his joyful years on the John Ritter-Markie Post sitcom Hearts Afire, Billy Bob Thornton is returning to television for FX's Fargo: The Series.... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2012
    The 1996 darkly-comic thriller Fargo won acclaim, seven Academy Award nominations, and induction into the National Film Registry for the Coen brothers' unique telling of an unlikely crime occurring in an even more unlikely place. Sixteen years later, FX would like to see if may... / Continue →
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