Now that Fargo casting Ewan McGregor finally gave us a heading (or rather, double-heading) on Season 3, the third year of FX’s Minnesota murder yarn starts to take shape. To wit, showrunner Noah Hawley previews the “sibling rivalry” between Ewans, as well as a smaller character drama than Season 2, and some potential Solverson returns down the road.
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The reception of this weekend’s X-Men: Apocalypse will surely have a hand in deciding the future of the franchise, but leave it to TV to explore the decidedly weirder corners of the X-universe. Take FX’s Noah Hawley-drawn Legion, which the Fargo showrunner claims will deliver “something whimsical and imaginative and unexpected,” rather than punching and kicking.
We’re curiously late in the year, to not yet know the next direction for American Horror Story, last updated to reveal that Lady Gaga’s return wouldn’t necessarily take top billing. Lest you think Jessica Lange could return to the franchise for Season 6 however, the iconic star still sees the franchise as behind her.
FX’s The Americans has been building tension to an all-time high in the final episodes of Season 4, but we knew the moderately-rated spy drama would have to bring the Cold War to an end eventually. So it is, that FX has issued a two-season renewal to The Americans, ending the series altogether in 2018.
We’ve come to grips with the sad fact that FX’s Fargo will sit out 2016 for a Season 3 premiere next year, and Ewan McGregor has two reasons to brave the cold. The erstwhile Star Wars star will have not one, but two leading roles in Fargo Season 3 next year, the first full details of which have been uncovered from the snow.
Just a few short weeks ago, Sons of Anarchy boss Kurt Sutter gave a vague update that the FX biker drama spinoff had moved forward, something the network now formalizes. Not only does the tentatively-titled Mayans MC spinoff has a script order, but a co-creator and showrunner in Little Birds alum Elgin James.
Break out the trash juice and/or goblets of blood, both FX vampire thriller The Strain and breakout FXX dramedy You’re The Worst have official Season 3 premiere dates for summer. When in August can you expect vampire legions of a coastal city to siege our heroes, and ditto for The Strain?
Louis C.K.’s Horace and Pete is far enough in the rear-view that Louie fans remain optimistic for a sixth season somewhere down the line, but the comedian doesn’t seem to be changing his tune on the beloved FX dramedy. Not only does the series remain on hiatus, C.K. himself says “I don’t think I have stories for that guy anymore.”
We thought it crazy enough, the idea that Ryan Murphy would follow American Horror Story with another FX anthology like People v. O.J. Simpson, but can he pull off the hat trick? FX’s Feud aims to find out, pitting Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon against one another for a famous Hollywood rivalry with another all-star cast.
We haven’t heard very much from Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter after the public cancellation of FX followup The Bastard Executioner, and less so on the proposed biker spinoff, at least until now. A new update from Sutter indicates the Mayan-focused Sons of Anarchy spinoff is moving forward, potentially even scouting locations as well.