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Fargo's Billy Bob Thornton Discusses Malvo Character, Series Highlights

18 June 2014 8:58 AM, PDT

FX's critically acclaimed series Fargo (TV) testifies to the adage that lightening can, in fact, strike twice. And it has. Based on Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 film of the same name, the crime drama and dark comedy was created and written by Noah Hawley and endorsed by the Oscar-winning brothers who served as executive producers on the show. When Time Magazine penned it as "one of the ten best shows of 2014," it became evident that the ten-episode limited series had set a higher bar for an already escalating standard in series television. Like the film, it was the true story that really wasn't, and actor Billy Bob Thornton wanted in. He joined a stellar cast of series regulars that included Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Allison Tolman, along with an impressive assortment of supporting actors like Adam Goldberg, Oliver Platt, Jordan Peele, Keith Carradine, and Kate Walsh, all of »

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