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Adapting an Oscar-winning Coen brothers film for television is a big risk, but FX’s original series Fargo, premiering April 15, boasts a pedigree to rival its big-screen predecessor. With Joel and Ethan Coen executive producing, the cast includes Billy Bob Thornton as a sinister hit man and Martin Freeman playing a down-on-his-luck insurance salesman, plus Bob Odenkirk–best known as Saul from Breaking Bad–switching sides as a deputy. In its prime-time incarnation, Fargo revisits the snow-caked Minnesota landscape made familiar by the film, spinning an all-new yarn of violence and vitriol colliding with small-town values. Stay warm out there.