Anthologies are difficult to create due to the tricky nature with which they have to capture the story at different parts and allow it to link in the near future. Anthology with a mix of crime, thrill, and dark humor is even more challenging because all are majestic genres in themselves that need their own space to unfold, but what if we told you that makers have added the noir or the retro, midwest touch to that as well amongst these already existing challenges.
With shows like the Dark Winds already making rounds, there are also shows like Fargo since 2014, which have been entertaining their audiences with all forms of genres in their simple 10-episode drama that has lasted over four seasons now. With an IMDb rating of 8.9/10, which is a rare score, and 93% on Rotten Tomatometer, the fans are curious to know if there will be a season five. Well, the answer is yes. Here is all we know about Fargo season 5.
Release Date of Fargo Season 5:
With the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes going around, the show was expected to be pushed to 2024, but seeing that the show has even surpassed this dark period with ease, it contributes to its steadiness and success as it got 228 nominations and won 51, which includes Emmies and Global Globe Awards. The show is set to release via FX Network on November 21, 2023, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Cast of Fargo Season 5:
With an elegant show and an elegant star cast, we are expecting to see the following pool of talent coming together again;
- Jon Hamm as Sheriff Roy Tillman
- Jennifer Jason Leigh
- Noah Hawley
- Joe Keery as Gator Tillman
- David Rysdahl as Wayne Lyon
- Jessica Pohly as Agent Mayer
- Juno Temple
- Lamorne Morris as Witt Far
- Nick Gomez as Agent Joaquin
Official Synopsis of Fargo Season 5:
With 10 episodes expected in this season as well, the official synopsis of season five episode one is out, which reads, and we quote, “Midwestern housewife Dorothy “Dot” Lyon finds herself in hot water with the authorities after an unexpected series of events. North Dakota Sheriff Roy Tillman and his loyal but reckless son, Gator, have been searching for Dot for a long time, and they enlist Ole Munch to hunt her down. With her deepest secrets beginning to unravel, Dot attempts to shield her family from her past, but her well-meaning husband, Wayne, keeps asking his mother, Lorraine Lyon, for help. A powerful CEO, Lorraine is unimpressed with her daughter-in-law, but when Dot’s unusual behavior catches the attention of Minnesota Police Deputy Indira Olmstead and North Dakota Deputy Witt Farr, Lorraine appoints her consigliere, Danish Graves, to aid her. After all, family is family.”
If the first episode’s synopsis is sending jitters down our spine, then be prepared for the chills and thrills coming our way this season.
The show does not have an official trailer or teaser yet, but it can be expected in the near future, considering its early release.
Expected plot of Fargo Season 5:
The show began shooting after its renewal announcement in October 2022 in Calgary, Alberta, and the filming was carried across various places in Calgary. The show is expected to pick off from where season 4 left off. It will follow Jon, who is catching an ordinary housewife Dot. While he is excited to catch the criminal, he also has fixed relations with his son Gator, who is the apple of his father’s eye but also puts him down. There is Dot trying to hide her truth, and other characters involved in their personal turmoils.
All together, there are many stories happening together with only a common link in Midwest America. Here is the official synopsis of season 5- “Fargo has traveled through decades, cities and families, and the fifth installment will be no different: Set in 2019, when is a kidnapping, not a kidnapping, and what if your wife isn’t yours?”
Where to watch Fargo Season 5?
The show officially comes from FX Network and streams on Hulu. These are the alternate platforms the show can be found on;
- Apple TV
- Google Play