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    Yah, That's a Good One: 'Fargo' Premiere Lands More Than Four Million Viewers UPDATED

    UPDATE: The premiere of "Fargo," FX's new take on the Coens' 1996 classic (the brothers are exec producing the series), landed good ratings on its April 15 debut, averaging 2.65 million viewers in its initial airing, with 4.15 million total tuning in throughout the first and repeat airings.

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    TV Review: 'Fargo' Honors the Coens' Original Vision While Allowing Us More Time in Their Wintery World

    Much like the Oscar-winning film its based on, "Fargo" asks us to choose what's most important in life without sacrificing the greater good.

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    'Fargo' Stars Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman Discuss Re-imagining the Coen Brothers for TV

    The stars of the upcoming FX mini-series discuss the challenges of taking on worn-in characters, what it's like to develop those accents, and how they felt about recreating the Coens' work.

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    Billy Bob Thornton: "My Career As A Writer-Director Is Probably Over"

    Billy Bob Thornton couldn't have dreamed of a better reception for his feature length directorial debut, "Sling Blade." The critically acclaimed film marked the arrival of a writer/director with a unique voice, and his feature, an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's "All The Pretty Horses" nearly destro...

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    Watch: First 7 Minutes Of FX Series 'Fargo' Promises Another "True Story"

    Of the many elements that made the Coen Brothers 1996 crime drama "Fargo" such a winning success and one of their finest films, was how they hoodwinked the audience from nearly the very first frame. Presenting the film as "Based on a true story," it actually wasn't at all, with the Coens hoping the ...

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    Watch: Four New Clips of 'Fargo' TV Series Promise Some Classic Coen Brothers Humor

    Take a look behind the scenes and see some new footage from the upcoming adaptation of the Coen brothers' film.

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    I Didn't Do Nothin': Watch The New Trailer For 'Fargo' TV Series With Martin Freeman & Billy Bob Thornton

    Is this the exception to the rule, that a TV spinoff from a movie could actually be good? We're really hoping so, because so far, we really like what we see from "Fargo," the forthcoming FX show based on the Coen Brothers wintry crime classic. And after a handful of teasers, the first bonafide trail...

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    Watch: Martin Freeman Tries Out His Minnesota Accent In The First Trailer for FX's 'Fargo'

    After a slew of more abstract, mood-setting teasers, FX has finally released its first trailer for "Fargo," its new limited series inspired by (but not a remake of) the great Coen brothers film.

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    It Only Hurts For A Little While: Watch The First Teaser Trailer For FX Series 'Fargo' Starring Billy Bob Thornton

    As if we don't have enough TV shows to keep up with over the next couple of months—"Red Road," "Hannibal," "Game Of Thrones," "Mad Men" and more—here comes yet another that will definitely take up more of our time. So we apologize in advance if we're not at the multiplex as often as we usually are. ...

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    Watch: Billy Bob Thornton Scrapes Out a Space for Himself in the First Teaser for FX's 'Fargo' TV Show

    There's a new teaser for "Fargo," the FX series adapted from the Oscar-winning feature film.

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