The FX show “Fargo” (based on the critically-acclaimed Coen Brothers movie starring William H. Macy) will return with season four. This anthology series, which features a different cast and story every season, premiered four years ago with Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman at the helm. The other seasons starred Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon, Kirsten Dunst, and Ted Danson. Matt Shakman, who directed some “Fargo” episodes, recently directed an episode of “Game of Thrones.”

The show has been nominated for many awards. Ewan McGregor and Billy Bob Thornton were nominated for a Golden Globe for best lead actor in a miniseries, with McGregor winning it for season three.

New cast, new story

Chris Rock has been confirmed to star in the upcoming season of the show, according to a report by Fox News. He is the only actor confirmed for the season so far. According to FX: “Chris Rock plays the head of one family, a man who – in order to prosper – has surrendered his oldest boy to his enemy, and who must in turn raise his son’s enemy as his own.”

This season will be about immigration, assimilation, and the things we do for money. This season will be very different from previous ones, and will tackle different themes and motifs. This will break the show's tradition of focusing on a murder mystery and will showcase new problems. Chris Rock, known primarily as a comedian, will take a dramatic turn in the new season of "Fargo."

Different setting

While the previous seasons of “Fargo” took place in Fargo, Missouri, this season will take place in Kansas City, according to The New York Times.

It will be set in 1950 and feature two crime factions, one African-American and one Italian, and feature a booming drug economy. This will offer up a new setting for the show.

Creator Noah Hawley comments on Chris Rock casting

Creator Noah Hawley will return for the fourth season. He directed many episodes and is an executive producer as well.

According to a report from Fox News, FX CEO John Landgraf stated: “Noah [Hawley] really wanted to work with Chris and reached out to him, sat down and had lunch with him, and told him about the part – what the next cycle of "Fargo" would be, and Chris got really excited and signed on right away.” Landgraf remained optimistic for a season four after the third season ended.

Fans of the show will have to wait a while to see season four of “Fargo." The award-winning series will return in 2019.