Fargo se­ries slated to film in Beiseker

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - Pa­trick Ko­lafa The Drumheller Mail sub­mit­ted

Not many would ini­tially mis­take the small berg of Beiseker for the City of Eden Val­ley in Min­nesota, but for the mak­ers of the tele­vi­sion show Fargo, it will work just fine.

On Mon­day night Novem­ber 14, the Vil­lage of Beiseker coun­cil en­ter­tained a del­e­ga­tion for the tele­vi­sion show, which out­lined their plans for the vil­lage. Mayor Ray Court­man is look­ing for­ward to the project.

“We are pretty pleased they chose to shoot Fargo here,” he tells “They will be here most of the win­ter and part of the spring!”

He says the production has al­ready rented a cou­ple prop­er­ties on Main Street in the vil­lage and have be­gun ren­o­va­tions. nience or change of rou­tine. The com­pany pledged to do its best not to neg­a­tively im­pact busi­nesses in the com­mu­nity while they are shoot­ing, and are even of­fer­ing shut­tles to make sure cus­tomers can get to the business.

Court­man says the look of the com­mu­nity might be a lit­tle dif­fer­ent. First of all the show takes place in 2010, so they are look­ing for pe­riod cars. An­other com­po­nent to the show is that it takes place dur­ing Christ­mas.

“The shoot will last most of the win­ter and into the spring, so if you come to Beiseker, you are go­ing to see Christ­mas in full glory all win­ter, ” he said.

“If they don’t get snow, they are go­ing to make snow, stock pile it and bring when they need it.

This will be the third sea­son of the tele­vi­sion show pro­duced by MGM Tele­vi­sion, FX pro­duc­tions and 26 Keys Pro­duc­tions. Sea­son one fea­tured Billy Bob Thorn­ton and sea­son two fea­tured Kirsten Dunst. This sea­son it was an­nounced Ewan McGre­gor would star. it in

The FX se­ries Fargo is slated to film 10 episodes in Beiseker and Ewan McGre­gor has been an­nounced as the star for this sea­son.

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