Monday, June 6, 2022

Casting News - Jon Hamm, Juno Temple and Jennifer Jason Leigh to Headline Season 5 of FX's 'Fargo'; Plus 2 More Updates!

Casting News - June 6, 2022

FX's Fargo; and Netflix's One Piece & Vikings: Valhalla.

  • Langley Kirkwood, Celeste Loots, Alexander Maniatis, Craig Fairbrass, Steven Ward and Chioma Umeala have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Iñaki Godoy. Kirkwood currently stars in HBO Max's Warrior, which has been renewed for a third season. Loots has appeared in the Home Affairs film franchise. Maniatis guest starred on HBO's The Young Pope and Audience's Ice. Fairbrass stars in the Rise of the Footsoldier film franchise. Ward recurred on Syfy's Vagrant Queen. Umeala stars in the South African drama Isono.
  • Kirkwood will play Captain Morgan. Loots will play Kaya. Maniatis will play Klahadore. Fairbrass will play Chef Zeff. Ward will play Mihawk. Umeala will play Nojiko.
  • Goran Visnjic has been cast on the drama's upcoming third season. He previously starred for nine seasons in NBC's ER and two seasons in NBC's Timeless. He also recurred on Hulu's Dollface, Amazon's The Boys and NBC's This Is Us.
  • He will play Erik the Red, the legendary Viking father of Leif Eriksson (Sam Corlett) and Freydis (Frida Gustavsson), who is living in exile in Greenland for crimes he committed in Iceland and Norway.
  • Jon Hamm, Juno Temple and Jennifer Jason Leigh will play the lead roles in the anthology drama's upcoming fifth installment. Hamm previously starred for seven seasons in AMC's Mad Men, finally winning an Emmy Award for his lead performance in 2015. Temple currently stars in the Paramount+ limited series The Offer as well as AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso, which has been renewed for a third season. Leigh starred for four seasons in Netflix's Atypical and in the AppleTV+ limited series Lisey's Story.
  • Hamm will play Roy. Temple will play Dot. Leigh will play Lorraine.