LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Jon Hamm is all in on his new project, “Fargo!” » by Noah Hawley.
“The Walking Dead” star is now part of the fifth installment of the anthology series, playing the character of right-thinking Sheriff Roy Tillman.
Praising the creator, the “Confess, Fletch” star said, “Noah can really balance the tone of the dark, very violent and dramatic aspects of the show with the incredibly absurd comedic moments that also exist.”
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Hamm praises Noah Hawley’s clarity
Hamm was in attendance at the premiere of the FX series on Wednesday (November 15) in Los Angeles. “I was less happy going to Calgary in -10 F weather.”
He also addressed the ongoing comparison between Don Draper from “Mad Men.”
“Don holds a very special place in my heart and in my career,” he said.
“I’m excited to be able to play in all aspects of what we can do from comedy and drama, dark and light, and play all 64 colors of the Crayola box. I’m very happy that people are responding and I think once the season starts and people actually start seeing it, they’ll be even more surprised,” he added.
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Jon Hamm on the Don Draper comparison
Jon told Deadline: “I mean, I was so very happy, like a lot of people, and I think Matt was too, to see how satisfying the ending was for Don, that I think coming back on it might be – I don’t know… it might be too much. I’m not sure but we don’t really talk about it. It’s not that it’s forbidden, but it doesn’t happen never. We have families and other things to discuss.
“So, you know, I’m a big believer in never say never, but if it did happen, you know, it would – there’s a lot of ways to do it. I can’t really confirm or deny it.
Other actors joining Hamm for the new series are Joe Keery, Sam Spruell, Juno Temple, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Lamorne Morris, David Rysdahl, Richa Moorjani and Dave Foley, according to Variety.
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Jon will also feature in the upcoming film “Mean Girls,” showcasing his musical tastes.
He portrays the character of Coach Carr: “I contribute to a large singing cast. »
“It was great to be asked,” Jon said of Tina Fey’s original film and Jeff Richmond’s musical adaptation.
“The fifth season of Fargo begins Tuesday, November 21.
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