Martin Freeman Set to Co-Star in FX's 'Fargo'

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September 26th, 2013


FX has announced that Sherlock star Martin Freeman is set to star in their limited series Fargo opposite Billy Bob Thornton. Freeman will play Lester Nygaard, who is described as a small town insurance salesman, whose life is changed when mysterious stranger, Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton), comes to town.


  • Chris_SAdvisor

    The 10-episode limited series is inspired by the Coen brothers’ 1996 best picture nominee and will follow an all-new “true crime” story with a new case and characters all seeped in the humor, murder and “Minnesota nice” of the original.

    So this is not just an adaptation of the movie. I hope the writing is good enough to justify these major talents. If so this will be a must see.

  • Igwell

    Oh, the Hobbit guy / guy from the original The Office.

  • Donof

    Will the Coen Brothers have a hand in this at all?

  • PurpleDrazi

    I will check it out for Freeman. I just hope this doesn’t interfere with his availability to do SHERLOCK.

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