Temple of Juno (Ted Lasso), Jon Ham (Mad Men) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Atypical) are set as leads in the upcoming fifth episode of Fargothe famous FX limited series created and produced by Noah Hawley.
As usual, Hawley isn’t revealing much about the plot for the new season, which is the most contemporary series yet. Set in 2019, it answers two questions: when is a kidnapping not a kidnapping, and what if your wife isn’t yours?
Temple, Hamm and Leigh will play the central characters of Dot, Roy and Lorraine respectively.
Previous seasons of Fargo have been headlined by Billy Bob Thornton, Kirsten Dunst, Ewan McGregor and Chris Rock, among others.
Fargo Creator, writer, director and executive producer Hawley, and his production company 26 Keys, lead the creative team on the latest installment of the true crime story. Warren Littlefield and his production company The Littlefield Company are also executive producers with Joel & Ethan Coen, Toluca Pictures’ Steve Stark, Kim Todd and Vincent Landay. Fargo is produced by MGM Television and FX Productions, with MGM Television serving as the main studio and MGM distributing the series internationally.
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In addition to her Emmy-nominated role in the hit Apple TV+ comedy series Ted Lasso, Temple also stars in the Paramount+ limited series The offer. She is replaced by UTA, B-Side Management, Maison 2, Lichter Grossman Nichols and Relevant PR.
Hamm, Emmy winner for his leading role in Mad Menis on screen in the box office smash hit Top Gun: Maverick. He is replaced by CAA, Forward Entertainment and Sloane Offer Weber & Dern.
Leigh will be the next star of Prime Video season 2 Hunters. She is replaced by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.