Fargo Season 3 Premiere Date Announced

Ewan McGregor will play two parts.


The third season of FX's Fargo TV show will premiere on April 19, the network announced today.

The new season of the show, which is inspired by the 1996 Coen Brothers movie of the same name, features a number of new cast members. Ewan McGregor (Star Wars, Big Fish) plays two parts: Emmit Stussy, "the "Parking Lot King of Minnesota," and his younger brother Ray, a parole officer who has lived in his brother's shadow his entire life. What begins as sibling rivalry escalates to murder, according to an official description for Season 3 posted by Deadline.

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Other new cast members for Fargo Season 3 include David Thewlis (Harry Potterseries), Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man), Carrie Coon (Gone Girl), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), and comedian Jim Gaffigan.

Production on Fargo Season 3 took place in Calgary. The show was created by Noah Hawley (Bones, Legion); Joel and Ethan Coen are executive producers.

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