Exclusive Interview: Noah Hawley on Fargo Season 2

Noah Hawley Fargo season 2 interview

Noah Hawley did the seeming impossible, turning the Coen Brothers acclaimed film Fargo into a TV series. Not only did he do the name justice, but FX’s Fargo is one of the most acclaimed series on television in its own right, joining the ranks of Breaking Bad, Man Men, Game of Thrones and True Detective on lists and nominations. So far there have been no characters from the movie Fargo in the series, so no Marge Gunderson or Jerry Lundegaard. It’s all been original characters like Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) and police chief Molly Solverson (Alison Tolman).

For season two, Hawley took Fargo back to 1979 with an all new cast of characters. Patrick Wilson and Ted Danson play cops investigating the new crime, and Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons play a husband and wife who get wrapped up in it. I spoke with Hawley after FX’s Fargo panel for the Television Critics Association. Season two premieres October 12 at 10 on FX.

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Sherlock Victorian special trailer

Sherlock‘s cases have gone to some pretty weird places, but this next one tops them all. In a special airing this winter, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson (Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman) are going all the way back to their roots. Like, their original, literary, Arthur Conan Doyle roots, i.e., 19th century London.

We’ve already seen a clip and heard some details about the upcoming special, and today we finally have our first full-length trailer. Watch the Sherlock Victorian special trailer after the jump. Read More »


Director John Hillcoat has yet to make a major box-office hit. The director behind LawlessThe Road, and the incredible 2005 western, The Proposition, makes bleak and brutal movies about the violent side of humanity. If this Triple 9 red band trailer is any indication, though, he may have finally brought his sensibility to a commercial project. Watch the Triple 9 Red Band Trailer now after the jump.

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Robert Knepper in Arrow

The population of Twin Peaks just got a little bit larger. Robert Knepper has been cast in Showtime’s upcoming revival of the early ’90s mystery series, joining returning star Kyle MacLachlan and recent addition Amanda Seyfried. Get the latest on the Twin Peaks revival after the jump. Read More »

Orphan Black Season 3

Tatiana Maslany is just coming off of her first Emmy nomination, but she’s not one to rest on her laurels. She’s already back at work on Orphan Black Season 4, which has just begun shooting today. See the first behind-the-scenes photo from the shoot, and read a detailed synopsis for the upcoming season, after the jump.  Read More »

Report: ‘Serial’ Season 2 to Dig Into Bowe Bergdahl Case

Serial podcast

We may never truly know whether Adnan Syed killed Hae Min Lee. But at least we finally have an answer to the second-biggest question raised by NPR’s Serial — namely, “What will Season 2 be about?”

According to a new report, the investigative podcast will next dig into the case of Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and freed in 2014. Get more details on the Serial Season 2 Bowe Bergdahl plans after the jump.  Read More »

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I don’t know anything about the book The Forest of Hands and Teeth, but the title is so weird and awesome that I might have to buy it today. Or I could wait until the movie version comes out, and that might be pretty good, too, because Maisie Williams of Game of Thrones is in talks to lead the cast. This move does make me wonder about the future for Williams and the in-development film adaptation of The Last of Us, however, for reasons I’ll go into below. Read More »

The Leftovers Season 2 Trailer 2: “Uh Oh”

The Leftovers Season 2 Trailer

HBO has released the second trailer for season two of The Leftovers, the premium cable drama series created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, based on Perrotta’s novel of the same name. We previously posted a very brief Leftovers teaser trailer and the first full length trailer. The new trailer focuses on Jarden Texas, a town which had no departures, but also gives us a better look at the characters and story which will be featured in this upcoming second season. Watch The Leftovers season 2 trailer embedded now after the jump. Leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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‘iZombie’ Season Two Trailer: More Brains

iZombie S2 trailer

The lowest-profile DC comics series on The CW seems to be iZombie, but that doesn’t exactly mean the show is struggling. It just doesn’t get the attention of The Flash or Arrow.

That said, iZombie had a healthy audience in its first season thanks in part to a combination of good casting and perfectly-pitched scripts. The series really inspired a solid core fanbase as it also garnered critical acclaim, with praise particularly directed at the show’s comic wit. The series returns for a second season in early October, and the new iZombie S2 trailer is here. Read More »