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FARGO: David Thewlis, Jim Gaffigan, And Michael Stuhlbarg Join [FX]

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David Thewlis, Jim Gaffigan, And Michael Stuhlbarg Cast In Fargo

FX has added David Thewlis, Jim Gaffigan, and Michael Stuhlbarg to the third season of Fargo.

The three actors all bring years of experience and impressive resumes to the crime drama. Stuhlbarg has appeared in MIB3 as well as the critically-acclaimed A Serious Man and Boardwalk Empire, and Thewlis is remembered for his recurring role in the Harry Potter series. Gaffigan, of course, is renowned for his stand-up comedy as well as his appearances on movies and TV shows:

Set in 2010, the next installment of Fargo will feature an all-new “true crime” tale centered on “Emmit” and his slightly younger brother “Ray Stussy” (Ewan McGregor). Emmit, the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, sees himself as an American success story, whereas Ray is more of a cautionary tale. Forever living in his more successful brother’s shadow, Ray is a balding and pot-bellied parole officer with a huge chip on his shoulder about the hand he’s been dealt – and he blames his brother. Their sibling rivalry leads to a twisted path that begins with petty theft but soon leads to murder, mobsters and cut-throat competitive bridge. Carrie Coon stars as “Gloria Burgle,” the steady chief of the local police department. A newly divorced mother, Gloria is trying to understand the new world around her, where people connect more intimately with their phones than with the people around them.

Leave your thoughts on FX adding David Thewlis, Jim Gaffigan, and Michael Stuhlbarg to the cast of Fargo‘s third season (via Comingsoon.net) in the comments section below. Readers seeking more TV show news can visit our TV Show News Google+ Page and our TV Show News Facebook Page. Want up-to-the-minute notifications? FilmBook staff members publish articles by Email, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, and Facebook. Fargo is set to resume airing on FX at some point next year.

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