Jon Hamm, Juno Temple, Jennifer Jason Leigh star in new season of 'Fargo'

The fifth season of the show will be set in 2019.

The new season of FX's "Fargo" will feature Jon Hamm.
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LOS ANGELES — Jon Hamm, Juno Temple and Jennifer Jason Leigh will star in the next season of the FX series “Fargo,” according to a story in Variety .

As has been the case with the previous four seasons of the the crime drama, little information about the new season has been revealed, other than it will be set in the Upper Midwest in 2019 and Hamm will star as a character named Roy, Temple will play Dot, and Leigh will play Lorraine. An airdate has not been announced.

Hamm is best known for starring as Don Draper in “Mad Men” but also had memorable appearances in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “30 Rock,” “The Town” and currently in “Top Gun: Maverick.”

Temple is best known as Keely Jones in the series “Ted Lasso” and also starred in “The Brass Teapot,” produced by Fargo’s Jeff Schlossman, Erik Rommesmo and Kirk Roos.

After her breakout in 1982’s “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” Leigh has starred in more than 50 movies, including “Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle,” “Dolores Claiborne” and “The Hateful Eight,” for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.


The previous four seasons of Fargo have featured stars like Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton, Ewan MacGregor, Kirsten Dunst, Ted Danson, Chris Rock, Jean Smart and Bob Odenkirk.

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