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'You betcha': 'Fargo' may be on TV


Brace yourself for another round of exaggerated Scandinavian accents and inquiries about multiple murders in Brainerd — “Fargo” may be coming to TV.

The Deadline Hollywood website reported this week producers Joel and Ethan Coen are bringing their 1996 dark comedy “Fargo” to the small screen. A deal was announced between the St. Louis Park brothers and FX television to develop an hour-long show, loosely based on the movie.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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