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Joe Keery, Lamorne Morris, Richa Moorjani Join ‘Fargo’ Season 5 at FX

Click here to read the full article. Joe Keery, Lamorne Morris and Richa Moorjani are the latest additions to the Season 5 cast of “Fargo” at FX, Variety has learned. The trio join previously announced season leads Jon Hamm, Juno Temple, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Most details about the character each will play is being kept under wraps. As previously announced, the new season is set in 2019 and asks the questions when is a kidnapping not a kidnapping, and what if your wife isn’t yours? Keery will play the character Gator Tillman. Keery is best known for his breakout role as Steve...
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‘Fargo’ Season 5 Adds 'Stranger Things' Star Joe Keery, Lamorne Morris, and Richa Moorjani

With Season 5 of the critically acclaimed anthology television series coming soon, Fargo has added several new cast members as it begins to gear up for its new season. Best known for his role as Steve Harrington in Stranger Things, Joe Keery joins the cast for Season 5 as Gator Tillman, while Lamorne Morris, who previously starred as Winston Bishop in New Girl, joins Keery and will play the character Witt Farr. Lastly, Richa Moorjani, who played Kamala in Never Have I Ever, is set to star in Fargo as Indira Olmstead.
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Lamorne Morris comedy Woke canceled after two seasons at Hulu

Woke is done after two seasons at Hulu. EW has confirmed that the streamer isn't planning to move ahead with a third season of the show, which was based on the life and work of cartoonist (and series co-creator) Keith Knight. The comedy premiered in September 2020, starring New Girl alum Lamorne Morris as Keef, a cartoonist who starts being confronted about racial inequality by inanimate objects shortly after he has an encounter with aggressive San Francisco police officers. The unique series combined live action with animated sequences.

Lamorne Morris: How Woke getting shut down three times over COVID affected Season 2

“We were scheduled to be there for two months and it took us a little over three,” Morris tells Variety of returning to Atlanta finish out his Hulu comedy's second season, which premiered Friday. “The shutdowns weren’t long, the problem with those shutdowns is scheduling for other things, for other folks who have to be other places for other projects.” Morris adds: “I won’t say it affected anything story-wise. But there is a certain momentum and energy you have when you’re performing and you’re getting into a rhythm with cast and crew. It affected us production-wise. People going down with COVID, replacement folks that are stepping onto the set for the first time — I mean, literally for the first time — people in positions that hadn’t been in those positions before, having to pick up the slack for someone who is a veteran, who couldn’t be there because of COVID. So it definitely had its restraints. But I think when you’ve got some great leadership at the top, and our producers are pretty understanding folks and pretty experienced people and really good at what they do, we made it work.”

Woke’s Lamorne Morris Says Keef Finds His Voice in Season 2

Watch: Lamorne Morris Wanted Different Career Tempo After "New Girl" Lamorne Morris wasn't going to be Winston forever. The actor, who starred on Fox's New Girl as fan favorite Winston for seven seasons, is getting his due for playing Keef on Hulu's Woke—it just took a little time. "I...

‘Woke’ Star Lamorne Morris on Keef’s Season 2 Money-Meets-Activism Woes, Effects of Multiple COVID Shutdowns

Click here to read the full article. Lamorne Morris’ Keef Knight ended Season 1 of the Hulu comedy “Woke” with all eyes on him, as the Black cartoonist was thrust into the spotlight after standing up against the white police officer who had racially profiled and assaulted him in the series premiere. Now that the apolitical artist-turned-activist has a following, what is he going to do with it in the show’s Season 2, which launches Friday? “That’s 100% the thing. The question for Keef this season is, what else can you do? Are you a one-trick pony?” Morris told Variety. “Like,...

Is Woke starring Lamorne Morris on Netflix?

The triumphant arrival of the exciting second season of Woke has caused many to wonder where they can experience this side-splitting comedy series, and Netflix subscribers are most certainly among those out there wondering if it’s available on the popular streaming platform. Lamorne Morris, a very talented comedian and...