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FX Sets Premiere Date for ‘Fargo’

FX will roll out its 10-episode limited series “Fargo” on April 15, the net announced at the show’s TCA panel.

Fargo” is an adaptation of the Coen brothers’ 1996 feature film and features an all-new story along with new characters. Billy Bob Thorton toplines the limited series as Lorne Malvo. Fellow cast members include Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Allison Tolman.

Produced by MGM TV and FX Prods., “Fargo” is penned by Noah Hawley (“Bones”). Exec producers include Hawley, Warren Littlefield, Joel and Ethan Coen and Geyer Kosinski.

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