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13 items from 2015


Patrick Wilson & Ted Danson join Fargo season 2

9 January 2015 6:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The second season of FX’s hit miniseries Fargo has begun to take shape, we three new additions to the cast over the last couple of days. Eric Schrier, President, Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions and Steve Stark President, Television Production & Development of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios have announced that Patrick Wilson (InsidiousThe Conjuring), Ted Danson (Cheers, The One I Love), and Jean Smart (24, Garden State) are to join the cast alongside the already-annoucned leads Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man, Two Faces of January) and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad).

Wilson will play Lou Solverson, a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife Betsy , and father to four-year-old Molly. Danson will play Hank Larsson, the Sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota, an unflappable WWII vet who embodies a certain cowboy poetry, »

- Scott J. Davis

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'Fargo' Casts Patrick Wilson and Ted Danson for Mob-Focused Season

8 January 2015 3:01 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart have been tapped to star in the second season of Fargo, which will premiere next fall, Variety reports. The trio join previously announced cast members, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, who play Peggy and Ed Blomquist.

Wilson will portray Lou Solverson, a Minnesota State Patrolmen and Navy veteran recently back from Vietnam (Season Two of Fargo is set in 1979; Keith Carradine played the older, retired Solverson in Season One). Danson will play Hank Larsson, a World War II vet, the Sheriff of Rock County, »

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FX's 'Fargo' Season 2 Adds Ted Danson and Patrick Wilson

8 January 2015 2:05 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Golden Globe nominated actor Patrick Wilson (Angels in America, Angels in America), multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ted Danson, and multiple Emmy winner Jean Smart have signed on to star in the second installment of FX's Emmy and AFI Award winning miniseries franchise Fargo, it was announced today by Eric Schrier, President, Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions and Steve Stark President, Television Production & Development of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. Wilson, Danson and Smart join previously announced leads Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.

Patrick Wilson will star as "Lou Solverson," a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife "Betsy" (yet to be cast), and father to four-year-old "Molly" (yet to be cast). Ted Danson will play "Hank Larsson," the Sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota. An unflappable WWII vet »

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Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson And Jean Smart Join FX’s Fargo For Season 2

8 January 2015 2:01 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Emmy-winning crime series Fargo has landed a score of big names for its sophomore season. Loosely based on the Coen Brothers 1996 flick, the first season was a huge hit with fans and critics alike. That favorable response led to FX flashing the green light for season 2, which is now gearing up to go into production shortly.

Adopting the latest small screen trend, the same anthology format employed by True Detective and American Horror Story, the series will wipe the slate clean this season and begin with a new storyline. For this next ‘true crime’ story, events will pick up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota, and the new batch of actors just announced suggest that FX has every confidence in the show’s return.

Leading the show is Patrick Wilson in the role of Lou Solverson, who’s described as “a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, »

- Gem Seddon

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Patrick Wilson to Lead Fargo Season 2; Ted Danson and Jean Smart also Join Cast; Full Synopsis Released

8 January 2015 1:38 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

FX's Fargo was one of the best TV surprises of last year by co-opting the tone of the Coen Brothers' classic film, but still adding a unique stamp on the material.  The 10-episode anthology series is putting together a terrific new cast for its second season, and now has an excellent leading man in Patrick Wilson.  Season 2 takes place in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota in 1979, and follows a young Lou Solverson (the older Lou played by Keith Carradine in Season 1) as he investigates a case involving a local crime gang and a major Mob syndicate.  FX has also announced that Ted Danson is on board to play Lou's father-in-law, Sherriff Hank Larsson, and Jean Smart is signed to play crime family matriarch Floyd Gerhardt. An official synopsis has also been released, which outlines the roles for supporting cast members Nick Offerman, Brad Garrett, Bokeem Woodbine, Jeffrey Donovan, »

- Matt Goldberg

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Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson land key 'Fargo' Season 2 roles

8 January 2015 1:25 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Putting FX's "Fargo" at No.1 on my list of 2014's Best TV Shows has not, apparently, landed me magic casting power on the second season. FX announced casting for the season's lead on Thursday (January 8) and, sorry Twitter followers and podcast listeners, it's not Joel KinnamanPatrick Wilson is set to play Young Lou Solverson, Vietnam veteran and clean-cut Minnesota State Patrolman, the character who was played by Keith Carradine in the anthology's Emmy-winning first season. While I will continue to insist that side-by-side pictures of 1975 Keith Carradine and 2015 Joel Kinnaman would have made this a no-brainer, Wilson's a pretty fine choice. The "Little Children" and "Watchmen" star was an Emmy nominee in 2004 for "Angels in America" and should been nominated for an Emmy for "Girls" in 2013. Wilson's most recent regular TV role was on CBS' short-lived "A Gifted Man." Lou's wife Betsy has yet to be cast, nor has four-year-old Molly, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Nick Offerman, Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, and Basically Everyone Else Joins Fargo

8 January 2015 1:20 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Fargo has decided to fill out its season-two cast by hiring every working actor who wasn't already in season one. FX today announced that Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, and Jean Smart will join Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons as leads in the drama's second season, which takes place in 1979. Wilson will play the younger version of Keith Carradine's season-one character*, a Vietnam vet turned small-town police officer; Danson will play Wilson's father-in law, a sheriff who helps him in his investigations; and Smart will play the head of a local crime family. The recurring cast includes Nick Offerman as a drunken lawyer, Brad Garrett and Bokeem Woodbine as mobsters, and Jeffrey Donovan, Angus Sampson, and Kieran Culkin as Smart's feuding sons. How all these characters will interact with Dunst's "small town beautician with big city dreams" is unknown, but rest assured, everyone will probably be wearing big, puffy coats. »

- Nate Jones

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Wilson, Danson, Smart Join "Fargo" S2

8 January 2015 1:01 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Jean Smart have signed on to star in the second instalment of FX's award-winning anthology series "Fargo" according to an official press release from the network. The trio join previously announced leads Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Nick Offerman and Jeffrey Donovan.

Set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota, this season sees Minnesota state patrolman Lou Solverson (Wilson) investigating a case involving a local crime gang and a major mob syndicate.  Solverson is a man four years back from a stint in the Navy during the Vietnam war.  A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife 'Betsy' (yet to be cast), and father to four-year-old 'Molly' (yet to be cast).

Danson is Hank Larsson, the Sheriff of Minnesota's Rock County.  An unflappable WWII vet who embodies a certain cowboy poetry, Hank is Lou's father-in-law. Smart is Floyd Gerhardt, the »

- Garth Franklin

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The Cast of Fargo Season 2 Is Filled With All Your TV Favorites

8 January 2015 12:59 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The cast of Fargo season two has been announced and it's filled to the brim with more of your TV favorites. In addition to Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, the cast includes Ted Danson, Nick Offerman, Patrick Wilson, Jean Smart, Brad Garrett, Kieran Culkin, Bokeem Woodbine, Jeffrey Donovan and Angus Sampson. Wilson, whose other TV credits include A Gifted Man and Girls, will play Lou Solverson, a Vietnam war veteran and Minnesota State Patrolman. Keith Carradine played the role in the first season of the series. The new season of Fargo is set in 1979. Lou's wife, Betsy, and young daughter, Molly (played by Allison Tolman in the first season) have yet to be cast. Danson, who is currently on CBS's CSI »

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‘Fargo’ Casts Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson & Jean Smart for Season 2

8 January 2015 12:31 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart will star in the second chapter of “Fargo,” slated to premiere next fall on FX.

Wilson will star as Lou Solverson, who is described as a young, clean-cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. Danson will play Hank Larsson, Lou’s father-in-law and the sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota. Smart will play Floyd Gerhardt, the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family, in the new episodes, which are set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Luverne, Minnesota. Together, Lou and Hank will investigate a case involving a local crime gang and a major mob syndicate.

The three actors join Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, who were previously announced as cast members for the 10-episode second season. “Fargo” racked up five Golden Globe nominations for its debut installment, starring Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman.

Nick Offerman, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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FX’s ‘Fargo’ Adds Ted Danson, Patrick Wilson and Jean Smart for Season 2

8 January 2015 12:30 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, and Jean Smart have signed on for Season 2 of FX’s “Fargo.” The trio joins previously announced leads Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.

Wilson stars as Lou Solverson, a clean-cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy, according to a character description from the cable channel. It continued: A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife Betsy (yet to be cast), and father to four-year-old Molly (yet to be cast).

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Danson will play Hank Larsson, »

- Tony Maglio

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Fargo Adds Ted Danson, Jean Smart and Patrick Wilson for Season 2

8 January 2015 12:30 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fargo‘s Emmy cred just got even deeper.

The FX crime drama, which scored 18 nominations and three wins last year (including Outstanding Miniseries) is adding multiple Emmy winners Ted Danson and Jean Smart, plus Golden Globe nominee Patrick Wilson, to its Season 2 cast, the network announced today.

Season 2, set in 1979, will serve as a prequel, with Wilson taking on the role of Lou Solverson, who was played by Keith Carradine in Season 1. Wilson’s Lou is described as “a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. A humble and competent man, »

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'Fargo' Season 2 Adds Ted Danson, Jean Smart, Patrick Wilson, More

8 January 2015 7:55 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The second season of FX's "Fargo" miniseries made a huge casting announcement Thursday, revealing three more lead characters and many more recurring guest stars.

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, and Jean Smart have all been added to the cast, and will play three key characters on the series. They are:

Lou Solverson (Wilson), described as "a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife and father to four-year-old Molly."

Hank Larsson (Danson), "the Sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota. An unflappable WWII vet who embodies a certain cowboy poetry, Hank is Lou's father-in-law."

Floyd Gerhardt (Smart), "the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family. She's stood by her husband's side for 40 years, but now that he's out of the picture, she thinks it's her turn to run things."

In addition to that trio, »

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