New Cast List for Fargo Season 2: Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Kirsten Dunst, Jean Smart and Jesse Plemons to star in the 2015 series of FX’s hit TV drama.
Set back in 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota, season 2 of Fargo follows a younger Officer Lou Solverson in a new story of snow, shotguns and bodies piled high.
Fargo Season 2 Cast List – 2015
Character – Actor/Actress
State Police Officer Lou Solverson – Patrick Wilson – A Gifted Man, Angels in America, Watchmen, Little Children, The Alamo, The Phantom of the Opera, Insidious, The A-Team, The Ledge, Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife, Home Sweet Hell, The Conjuring, Zipper
Pictured above: Patrick Wilson.
Rock County Sheriff Hank Larsson – Ted Danson – Cheers, Becker, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bored to Death, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Damages, Help Me Help You, Ink, 3 Men and a Baby, 3 Men and a Little Lady, Saving Private Ryan
Floyd Gerhardt – Jean Smart – Designing Women, Frasier, The District, Harry’s Law, Sweet Home Alabama, Kim Possible, 24, In-Laws, Center of the Universe, Samantha Who?
Ed Blomquist – Jesse Plemons – Breaking Bad, Friday Night Lights, Bent
Peggy Blomquist – Kirsten Dunst – Interview with the Vampire, Little Women, Jumanji, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Bring It On, Crazy/Beautiful, Get Over It, Spider-Man 1/2/3, Marie Antoinette, Wimbledon, How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, Melancholia
Pictured above: Peggy Blomquist actress Kirsten Dunst.
Rye Gerhardt – Kieran Culkin – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Igby Goes Down, Father of the Bride, Home Alone, The Cider House Rules, Go Fish
Dodd Gerhardt – Jeffrey Donovan – Burn Notice, Touching Evil, Crossing Jordan, Hitch, Believe in Me, Changeling, J. Edgar, Come Early Morning
Bear Gerhardt – Angus Sampson – Party Tricks, Insidious/Insidious: Spectral Sightings, Paper Giants: Magazine Wars, Spirited, Greeks on the Roof, The Mule, Mad Max: Fury Road
Otto Gerhardt – Michael Hogan – Battlestar Galactica, The Peanut Butter Solution, No Easy Days, Teen Wolf, Cold Squad
Simone – Rachel Keller
Karl Weathers – Nick Offerman – Parks and Recreation, Childrens Hospital, American Body Shop, George Lopez, We’re the Millers, 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street
Joe Bulo – Brad Garrett – Everybody Loves Raymond, ‘Til Death, The Crazy Ones, How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life), Seinfeld, Ratatouille
Ben Schmidt – Keir O’Donnell – Wedding Crashers, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, American Sniper, United States of Tara, My Generation, Sons of Anarchy
Mike Milligan – Bokeem Woodbine – Saving Grace, Southland, Battery Park, City of Angels, Total Recall, Devil, Ray, Riddick
Betsy Solverson (Lou’s wife and Hank’s daughter) – Cristin Milioti – How I Met Your Mother, A to Z, The Sopranos, The Unusuals, The Wolf of Wall Street, Sleepwalk with Me, Year of the Carnivore, The Occupants
This 2015 Fargo cast list will be updated as new actors and character names are officially announced.
Video Interview: Patrick Wilson talks to HitFix about Fargo Series 2:
With just the one surviving character from season 1 (Lou Solverson), this prequel to FX’s hit 2014 comedy-drama is not expected to feature any returning cast members from the first series.
Season 1 of the Fargo TV series starred Keith Carradine as retired cop and dinner owner Lou Solverson, along with lead cast members: Billy Bob Thornton as Lorne Malvo, Martin Freeman as Lester Nygaard, Allison Tolman as Lou’s daughter Deputy Molly Solverson and Colin Hanks as Officer Gus Grimly. The series also starred Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul actor Bob Odenkirk as Sheriff Bill Oswalt.
Fargo Season 2 Premiere Date
The new series of Fargo is currently due to begin airing in the US during the Fall of 2015. Viewers in the UK will get to watch the show on Channel 4, who also broadcast the original season.