Newswire: Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Nick Offerman and more join Fargo

The next group of stars to be banished to the frozen wilderness of Fargo has finally been confirmed, as FX has announced that Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Nick Offerman, Brad Garrett, and Jean Smart will all join the previously announced Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst in the second season of its Coen Brothers pastiche. Wilson takes the starring role of Lou Solverson, the younger version of Keith Carradine’s retired detective, who returns from Vietnam in 1979 to investigaterson a crimerson involving the moberson. Danson will play his father-in-law, Sheriff Hank Larsson, who’s described in the press release as embodying “a certain cowboy poetry,” such as the one about horses. The women who will link them— Solverson’s wife Betsy, and the 4-year-old version of Allison Tolman’s Molly—have yet to be cast. It’s unknown what kind of poetry they’re like.

As previously rumored, Offerman will …

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