When news first broke of FX’s currently in-production small screen adaptation of cult Coen Brothers dark comedy, Fargo, we were confused and skeptical. But now we kind of get it.
the embodiment of satan manipulative drifter Lorne Malvo who “influences the population” of a quaint small town in Minnesota “with his malice and violence”, including Freeman’s downtrodden insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (the William H. Macy surrogate), while Hanks and Odenkirk play the type of aw geez local police officers (feat. ridiculous hats/accents) so indelibly portrayed by Frances McDormand. It’s not yet known if they’ve recast the wood chipper.