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Martin Freeman's Fargo for Channel 4

1 of 1 Martin Freeman leads the cast of the TV remake of Fargo
Martin Freeman leads the cast of the TV remake of Fargo

The Martin Freeman-starring TV remake of the Coen brothers’ cult film Fargo will be screened in the UK on Channel 4.

According to the Guardian, the ten-part debut season will air on US cable channel FX from April 15, with Channel 4 due to screen the show in the UK shortly afterwards.

Channel 4's chief creative officer Jay Hunt said: "Fargo is a perfect Channel 4 show - a dark comedy, beautifully directed with a stunning cast. We are excited to be bringing it to a British audience."

Billy Bob Thornton, Colin Hanks, Kate Walsh and Bob Odenkirk will also appear in the series, with the Coen brothers serving as executive producers.

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