Fargo David Thewlis

TVLine Items: Fargo Adds Harry Potter Veteran, A&E's KKK Doc and More

A touch of magic is coming to Fargo.

Harry Potter actor David Thewlis has joined the Season 3 cast of the FX drama in a series-regular role.

According to EW.com, Thewlis — who plays Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter franchise — will portray V.M. Vargas, “a mysterious loner and true capitalist who delivers Emmit (Ewan McGregor), the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, the bad news that he has just become partners with his employers, whose business interests lay outside the law.”

The new season also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (BrainDead) and Carrie Coon (The Leftovers).

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* A&E’s eight-part documentary series Generation KKK, which follows four prominent Ku Klux Klan families who each have a member trying to escape the Klan, will premiere Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 10/9c.

* Joel McHale will host the People’s Choice Awards, airing live Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 9/8c on CBS.

* CMT has released the first teaser for its upcoming limited series Sun Records, about the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. The eight-part drama, starring Agent Carter‘s Chad Michael Murray (as Sun Records founder Sam Phillips) and Mike & Molly‘s Billy Gardell (as Elvis’ manager Colonel Tom Parker), debuts Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10/9c.