Kenneth Choi Boards NBC Pilot ‘Coercion’; Key & Peele In FX’s ‘Fargo’

Kenneth Choi (Ironside) has landed a regular role in the NBC drama pilot Coercion, from Universal Television and Keshet Media Group. Based on the Israeli format The Gordin Cell, the high-octane thriller revolves around the O’Connor family and their extremely intelligent son, Alex (Gavin Stenhouse), a decorated American war hero and newly minted CIA analyst. Choi, repped by Mosaic, TalentWorks and Derek Kroeger, will play Sam Luttrell, the CIA station chief for New York.

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Comedy Central’s Key & Peele stars Michael Key and Jordan Peele have been tapped for a 4-episode guest arc on FX’s first limited series Fargo, executive produced by Joel and Ethan Coen. The duo will appear in the final four episodes of the 10-episode limited series. Inspired by the Coens’ 1996 film, FX’s Fargo features an all-new true crime story, with the series following a new case and new characters. Key and Peele will play FBI partners Webb Pepper (Peele) and Bill Budge (Key), who, after a violent run-in with Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton), become obsessed with finding him again. Key and Peele are repped by UTA and Principato-Young Entertainment.

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