Fargo Boss Promises You Don't Need to Know the Movie to Enjoy the Show

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Viewers don’t need to worry about watching the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning 1996 film Fargo before tuning in to FX’s upcoming adaptation.


Executive-produced by Joel and Ethan Coen, the new take stars Martin Freeman as Lester Nygaard, who, after being bullied for most of his life, finally fights back after meeting a mysterious hit man named Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton). (The characters are similar to those of  William H. Macy‘s Jerry Lundegaard and Steve Buscemi‘s Carl Showalter, respectively, from the film.) But…


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