Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt and Glenn Howerton Join Cast of Fargo

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You might as well go ahead and book a ticket to Fargo right now.

The impressive cast of this limited FX series just got even more impressive.

With Billy Bob Thornton, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman and Kate Walsh already on board the FX drama - which will be inspired by The Coen Brothers' 1996 film of the same name, though focus on new characters and storylines - FX has now announced that Bob Odenkirk, Oliver Platt and Glenn Howerton have also signed on for key roles.

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Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) will portray Deputy Bill Olson, a deputy with seniority over his younger, smarter and more ambitious officer.

Oliver Platt (The Big C) will portray Stavros Milos, described in a press release as the Supermarket King of Minnesota.

Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) will portray Don Chumph, a personal trainer with lofty goals.

Fargo will air in 2014 and consist of 10 episodes.

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Can't wait to see it.