"With so many loyal fans expected at this year's VidCon event, where we will also celebrate Smosh's ten year anniversary, we couldn't think of a better place to debut the movie.
A new take on the classic movie, Fargo follows a drifter (Billy Bob Thornton) who comes to the community of Bemidji, Minnesota and starts influencing the population with his own brand of malice and violence. The cast includes Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Allison Tolman, Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Kate Walsh, Glenn Howerton, Joey King, Peter Breitmayer, Tom Musgrave, Josh Close, Russell Harvard, Adam Goldberg, Keegan-Michael Key, and Jordan Peele.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
TV show dates: April 15, 2014 -- Tbd
Series status: Has not been cancelled
Performers include: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Allison Tolman, Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt, Kate Walsh, Glenn Howerton, Joey King, Peter Breitmayer, Tom Musgrave, Josh Close, Russell Harvard, Adam Goldberg, Keegan-Michael Key, and Jordan Peele.
TV show description:
This anthology series is an adaptation of the Fargo feature film and follows a new “true crime” case and new characters in Minnesota.
Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) is a rootless and manipulative man who meets and forever changes the life of small town insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman). Duluth Police Deputy Gus Grimly (Colin Hanks) is a single father who must choose between his own personal safety and his duty as a policeman
Continue reading: Fargo: Season 1, Episode 2: The Rooster Prince TV Show Trailer [FX]
Catch up on all our Fargo coverage here. The show stars Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Bob Odenkirk, Kate Walsh, Adam Goldberg, Oliver Platt, Glenn Howerton, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Joey King, and Julie Ann Emery.
Fargo premieres on FX April 15th, watch the first seven minutes and featurette below:
An original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo features an all-new “true crime” story and follows a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and “Minnesota nice” that made the film an enduring classic. Oscar® winner Billy Bob Thornton stars as “Lorne Malvo,
The show stars Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Bob Odenkirk, Kate Walsh, Adam Goldberg, Oliver Platt, Glenn Howerton, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Joey King, and Julie Ann Emery.
Watch the trailer and read the official synopsis below:
An original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo features an all-new
An original adaptation of the Academy Award-winning feature film, "Fargo" features an all-new "true crime" story and follows a new case and new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and "Minnesota nice" that made the film an enduring classic.
Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton stars as Lorne Malvo, a rootless, manipulative man who meets and forever changes the life of small town insurance salesman Lester Nygaard, played by BAFTA Award winner and Emmy-nominated Martin Freeman. Colin Hanks plays Duluth Police Deputy Gus Grimly, a single dad who must choose between his own personal safety and his duty as a policeman when he comes face-to-face with a killer.
The show also stars Colin Hanks as Duluth Police Deputy Gus Grimly, "a single dad who must choose between his own personal safety when he comes face-to-face with a killer." As for the rest of the cast we've got,
Bob Odenkirk as Deputy Bill Olson, a Bemidji deputy with seniority over his younger, smarter and more ambitious fellow deputy, Molly Solverson, played by Allison Tolman, who will be a series regular Oliver Platt will play Stavros Milos, the Supermarket King of Minnesota. Kate Walsh will star as Gina Hess, a former stripper and mother of teenaged twin boys.
This 30-second teaser features Billy Bob Thornton’s character in the frozen North with The Ames Brothers’ “It Only Hurts for a Little While” playing. This bodes well with those hoping the series keeps the dark humor from the movie intact. Check out the full synopsis below with the trailer below:
An original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo features an all-new “true crime” story and follows
FX has released some first look photos for a couple new series that the network is developing. The first two come from Guillermo del Toro's vampire series The Strain. The other two come from the small screen adaptation of the Coen Brothers' Fargo, which stars Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton.
There's a lot to be excited a for about both of these series, and I'm looking forward to seeing how they turn out.
The tale is a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman and Colin Hanks lead the cast of the show inspired by the Coen brothers' 1996 film. Joey King, Peter Breitmayer, Tom Musgrave, Josh Close, Russell Harvard and Adam Goldberg also star.
Odenkirk will play Bill Olson, a police deputy with seniority over his younger, smarter and more ambitious fellow deputy Molly Solverson (Allison Tolman).
Howerton will play an ambitious personal trainer, Walsh a former stripper and mother of teenaged twin boys, and Platt plays a Minnesota supermarket chain mogul.
Filming begins in November in Calgary ahead of a Spring 2014 premiere.
Source: The Live Feed
Odenkirk is among the latest additions to the cast of FX's limited series, which shares a title with the classic Coen brothers movie -- but not its plot. Glenn Howerton ("It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia") has also joined the cast, which also includes Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Kate Walsh, Colin Hanks and Oliver Platt.
FX has also released a few details about the characters they and other members of the cast will play. Here's a rundown.
Thornton is Lorne Malvo, a "rootless, manipulative man" and the story's central bad guy.
Freeman is Lester Nygaard, a Minnesota insurance salesman who comes into contact with Lorne and has his life turned upside down.
Hanks is Gus Grimly, a Duluth, Minn., police officer and single father.
Joey King ("Bent," "Oz the Great and Powerful") is Greta,
At the ABC portion of the TCA press tour, network president Steve McPherson announced that he would be renewing The Middle, Modern Family, and Cougar Town for another season.
The Middle revolves around a struggling family from the Midwest. Reminiscent of Fox's Malcolm in the Middle, it stars Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Chris Kattan, Peter Breitmayer, and Brian Doyle-Murray.
Modern Family centers on three families and their various misadventures, as seen through the lenses of a documentary camera. The single-camera sitcom stars Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Rico Rodriguez, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Eric Stonestreet.
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