The onetime Raylan Givens has a new gig (and a wild new character name), y'all. Justified star Timothy Olyphant has joined the cast of Fargo's fourth season, and he'll portray a character named — wait for it — Dick "Deafy" Wickware. Trying saying that five times fast.
Per Deadline, Olyphant joins a now-sprawling list of stars in the newest season of the AMC anthology series, including headliner Chris Rock, Jack Huston, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, Jessie Buckley, Salvatore Esposito, Andrew Bird, Jeremie Harris, Gaetano Bruno, Anji White, Francesco Acquaroli, E'myri Crutchfield, Amber Midthunder, and Uzo Aduba. And yes, all of their character names are just as good as Olyphant's.
The new season of Fargo will be set in Kansas City in the '50s as two rival families, Southern European migrants and African Americans who have escaped the Jim Crow South, coexist with the help of a tenuous treaty that involved trading their youngest sons to keep the peace between them. Their fragile agreement is affected, however, when the head of the Kansas City mafia dies after a routine surgery, and everything changes.
The season's logline tells us, "It's a story of immigration and assimilation, and the things we do for money. And as always, a story of basically decent people who are probably in over their heads. You know, Fargo."
Creator and showrunner Noah Hawley will direct the first episode of the new season.
Fargo Season 4 will premiere on FX in 2020.