The second season of “Fargo” will feature, in leading roles, Ted Danson, Jean Smart, Kirsten Dunst, and Jesse Plemons, along with recurring roles for Nick Offerman, Brad Garrett, Kieran Culkin, Bokeem Woodbine, Cristin Milioti and Jeffrey Donovan. Bruce Campbell, who has a brief cameo of sorts in the original Fargo film, is also slated to appear in one episode, playing Ronald Reagan.
Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell is set to portray Ronald Reagan on Season 2 of FX’s “Fargo,” which TVLine reports will be a one-episode appearance.
Patrick Wilson (“Angels in America,” The Conjuring), Ted Danson (“Cheers,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), and Jean Smart (“Designing Women,” “Samantha Who?”) have signed on to star in the second installment of FX’s 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.
Fargo has filled two big roles for season 2. Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man franchise, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad, Friday Night Lights) have landed series regular roles in FX’s Emmy-winning crime thriller.
Jeffrey Donovan, who spent seven seasons as the star of USA’s Burn Notice, is joining the cast of FX’s Fargo for its second season. Also, according to The Wrap, Parks and Recreation’s Nick Offerman has been offered a role – though he’s not currently in negotiations.
It was revealed earlier today that FX is moving forward with a second season of their acclaimed new series Fargo and that the new episodes are set to feature a brand new cast. Now, reporting from the show’s Television Critics Association panel, TheWrap has a few more details about the new season, bringing word that it will be set in 1979 and will follow a younger version of Lou Solverson, the character played by Keith Carradine in the first season, as he returns from the Vietnam War.
FX is renewing two critically acclaimed shows: The heavily Emmy-nominated freshman drama Fargo will return for a second season and Louis CK’s acerbic comedy Louie will be back for a fifth season.