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FX's ‘Fargo’ Season 2 Adds Ted Danson and Patrick Wilson

FX's ‘Fargo’ Season 2 Adds Ted Danson and Patrick Wilson

Golden Globe nominated actor Patrick Wilson (Angels in America, Angels in America), multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ted Danson, and multiple Emmy winner Jean Smart have signed on to star in the second installment of FX's Emmy and AFI Award winning miniseries franchise Fargo, it was announced today by Eric Schrier, President, Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions and Steve Stark President, Television Production & Development of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. Wilson, Danson and Smart join previously announced leads Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.

Patrick Wilson will star as "Lou Solverson," a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife "Betsy" (yet to be cast), and father to four-year-old "Molly" (yet to be cast). Ted Danson will play "Hank Larsson," the Sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota. An unflappable WWII vet who embodies a certain cowboy poetry, Hank is Lou's father-in-law. Jean Smart will play "Floyd Gerhardt," the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family. She's stood by her husband's side for 40 years, but now that he's out of the picture she thinks it's her turn to run things.

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Ted Danson Replaces Laurence Fishburne on ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’

Ted Danson will remain a series regular on the critically acclaimed HBO series, Bored to Death. He has also recently garnered accolades for his roles on Damages and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Ted Danson will next be seen starring opposite Drew Barrymore and John Krasinsky in Everybody Loves Whales to be released in January 2012.

Now entering its 12th season, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is the most-watchedtelevision show in the world. CSI is produced by CBS Television Studiosin association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television.

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Ted Danson and Vinessa Shaw Join ‘Everybody Loves Whales’

Ted Danson and Vinessa Shaw have boarded director Ken Kwapis' Everybody Loves Whales, a Working Title project for Universal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Set in Cold War-era 1988, Everybody Loves Whales tells the true story of a small-town reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle.

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