Jon Hamm is back in his prestige TV wheelhouse: The Mad Men veteran will star in the upcoming fifth season of Fargo, FX announced on Monday. Character details are sketchy at this point, but Hamm will play a character named Roy. Season 5 — which was officially announced back in February — will be set in the year 2019, with the official logline asking, “When is a kidnapping not a kidnapping, and what if your wife isn’t yours?”
Michael Thorn, president of entertainment at Fox Entertainment, announced on Thursday that Fox has ordered Grimsburg, an all-new animated comedy starring and executive produced by Hamm. Fully owned by Fox Entertainment and produced by its Emmy winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, Grimsburg will premiere in 2023.
Emmys: Big Night For Davis, Hamm And HBO
With Andy Samberg emceeing, Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win best actress in drama series at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, while Jon Hamm won for best actor after seven previous nominations. HBO took 14 awards with Game of Thrones named best drama and Veep best comedy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his spokeswoman said. Hamm had the support of his longtime partner, actress-filmmaker Jennifer Westfeldt, in his struggle, publicist Annett Wolf said in a statement Tuesday. The couple have asked “for privacy and sensitivity going forward,” the statement said. No further […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Draper is getting job security and a raise. Jon Hamm, who plays 1960s advertising executive Draper on AMC’s “Mad Men,” has signed a new contract with series studio Lionsgate Television Group. Hamm’s publicist, Slate PR, said Tuesday that the deal keeps him with the show for three more years. The […]