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  1. Meryl Streep to play Maria Callas on HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... more than 40 songs. The four-part miniseries of "Olive Kitteridge" will debut in the winter. Oscar-winner Frances McDormand ("Fargo") and Richard Jenkins ( "Six Feet Under" ) star in the film directed by Lisa Cholodenko ( "The Kids Are All Right" ). ...

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  2. How Frances and Joel - entered the world's stageRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Point Reyes Light

    Actor Frances McDormand met filmmaker Joel Coen when she auditioned for the lead role in the 1984 film "Blood Simple."

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  3. Scarlett Johansson and Jonah Hill in talks to join Coen Brothers' Hail CaesarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Digital Trends

    ... to feature Johansson, who previously appeared in 2001's The Man Who Wasn't There with Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, and James Gandolfini.

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  4. Flashback: Siskel and Ebert Spar Over 'The Big Lebowski'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... the world of bowling. Jeff Bridges' character wasn't worth my time. There's no heart to him like, say, the Frances McDormand character in Fargo . The Big Lebowski , a big disappointment." To his infinite credit, Ebert got the movie immediately. "Of ...

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  5. Putin's Ukraine Policy BackfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Nation

    ... end of the Coen brothers' classic 1996 film Fargo , the intrepid law enforcement officer Marge Gunderson (Frances McDormand) famously addresses the less-than-competent bad guy after she's arrested him: And for what? For a little bit of money. ...

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  6. A Nod to the Changing TV Landscape From the Critics' Choice AwardsRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Television Week

    ... brothers' 1996 movie of the same name. Her character was modeled on the film's Marge Gunderson, played by Frances McDormand, who won an Oscar for the role. Thornton also gave Hawley and Joel and Ethan Coen shout-outs when he accepted his award. ...

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  7. Billy Bob Thornton: The Whole Bloody Truth About FX's 'Fargo'Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Television Week

    The 1996 Coen brothers film "Fargo" made about $60 million at the box office -- its production budget was $7 million -- and won two Academy Awards, for best original screenplay and best actress for its star, Frances McDormand.

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  8. fargo, season one finaleRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    ... the usual anti-heroes of today. Front and center was Molly Solverson, the closest thing in the series to Frances McDormand's Marge Gunderson. Molly was a perfect example, though, of how the show borrowed from the movie, but made something of its ...

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  9. 'Fargo' Creator on Defying Finale Expectations, Season 2 PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... about sculpting an ending that felt real. The end of the movie Fargo , when Bill Macy is arrested, Marge ( Frances McDormand ) isn't there because it's a different jurisdiction so she wouldn't there. It plays like real life. I always knew that Molly ...

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  10. Emily Nussbaum: The Minnesota noir of "Fargo."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... vision, which spins around a brief speech by the movie's heroine, Police Chief Marge Gunderson, played by Frances McDormand. "And for what?" she asks. "For a little bit of money. There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don't you know ...

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  11. VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of FX's FARGORead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... seven Academy Awards(R) and won for Best Original Screenplay for Joel & Ethan Coen and Best Actress for Frances McDormand. It was named as one of The 100 Greatest American Movies by the American Film Institute. A wildly unique blend of comedy, drama ...

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  12. Thank You, 'Fargo,' For Giving Us the Gift of Allison TolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... officer (in this case, a deputy), just like in the 1996 black comedy, which found its heart and head in Frances McDormand 's police chief Marge Gunderson. Tolman's Molly Solverson is similarly the soul of the series, and even when the series gets ...

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  13. 's Performer of the Week: Fargo's Allison TolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | TVLine

    It could not have been easy, an admittedly unknown actress landing the lead in TV's take on a revered film, all but following in the footsteps of Academy Award- and SAG Award-winning actress Frances McDormand.

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  14. Now Trending: Fargo creator defends TV show's startling plotline shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... of players - most notably a dogged and very pregnant cop named Marge, played by Best Actress Oscar-winner Frances McDormand - the small-screen version introduced an entirely new cast of characters. The show's A-list cast includes British actor ...

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  15. Fargo recap: You betcha it's a game changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | City Pages

    ... 30-minute mark during "The Heap," boy did things change. Molly is pregnant? And in uniform? Hello, paging Frances McDormand, Marge Gunderson's costume has been reported missing. And yet -- yet -- Allison Tolman manages to soldier through on her own ...

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  16. Coen brothers mold two unlikely heroes in 'True Grit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2010 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... up the idea of making a film from the 1968 Charles Portis novel after he and his wife (Fargo Oscar winner Frances McDormand) read it aloud to their young son as a way of getting him interested in books. Coen thought the adventure story, about a ...

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  17. Natural GusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2013 | GreenCine Daily

    ... is Frank Yates ( Hal Holbrook , trembling bravely for his Oscar). Steve's back-up is Sue Thomason ( Frances McDormand ), and his romantic interest is Alice ( Rosemarie DeWitt , doing her Cheshire Cat grin thing). Aside from Dustin, all these ...

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  18. Talking Pictures:Read the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Lamar Daily News

    ... in Santa Rosa, California in 1949. He's married to an alcoholic bookkeeper named Doris (an always superb Frances McDormand). Doris works at a department store called Nirdlinger's, owned by Big Dave (played by James Gandolfini). Her brother Frank ...

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  19. Home & Misrepresentation: Polar Vortexes and Palm TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Walker Art Center

    ... we soon learn that one of the main characters, Marge Gunderson (played by Academy Award winner Frances McDormand), is pregnant. When we first encounter her, she is investigating a crime scene on the side of what may or may not be the same road from ...

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  20. Transformers Chicago...Popeye Rebirth...Hollywood buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Good news all you Midwestern movie fans, in addition to shooting in Los Angeles, Africa, Moscow and China, director Michael Bay says his cast and crew are heading to Chicago to film scenes for "Transformers 3." Frances McDormand , John Malkovich and Ken Jeong have all agreed to join Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox on the latest action-packed Transformer ... (more)

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