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

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September 26th, 2013

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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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