Fargo Season 2 Adds a Villain!

by: S. Scott Stanikmas

Michael Hogan, known for playing Colonel Saul Tigh on Battlestar Galactica, has been tapped to play a Midwest crime kingpin on season 2 of FX’s Fargo.

According to The Wrap, Hogan will play Otto Gerhardt.Gerhardt is a first generation German immigrant who took over his father’s trucking company. Through sheer will and utter brutality he turns the small trucking business into a criminal empire that spans the Midwest.

Unfortunately Otto Gerhardt has suffered a stroke and is confined to a wheelchair. And although he lost the ability to speak, feed himself and even use the bathroom on his own, he is a mean bastard who refuses to die.

The second season, a prequel to the first season, will be set in 1979 and revolves around a case alluded to by the character Lou Solverson. Solverson was played by David Carradine in the first season and will be played by Patrick Wilson in the second season.

Also joining the cast of the anthology crime drama in the upcoming season are Ted Danson, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, as well as a host of other well known actors.

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