The Coen brothers’ Fargo
at one point featured a minor storyline that could have sparked some political fireworks. Star Frances McDormand revealed what was in an earlier version of the script for the black comedy during a panel discussion following a 25th anniversary screening of the movie at the 2021 Tribeca Festival.
While director Joel Coen
was discussing the Mike Yanagita
) scene, McDormand shared that originally her character Marge went to Minneapolis “to do something else.”
“Her friend invited her to a right to life protest,” McDormand said, exclaiming, “Oh my God! Can you imagine?”