Starring David Oyelowo, the anthology series, Lawmen: Bass Reeves, will premiere this autumn exclusively on Paramount+.
Paramount+ has debuted the first-look imagery and a tease for the highly anticipated original series LAWMEN: BASS REEVES. Premiering this autumn in the U.S. and all Paramount+ international markets, the anthology series stars executive producer and Emmy Award nominee David Oyelowo. Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck. Barry Pepper, Honorary Oscar recipient Donald Sutherland and Emmy Award nominee Dennis Quaid.
Executive produced by Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan and created for television by executive producer and showrunner Chad Feehan, the eight-episode season is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios. 101 Studios, Sheridan’s Bosque Ranch Productions. And Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon exclusively for Paramount+.
LAWMEN: BASS REEVES
LAWMEN: BASS REEVES will bring the legendary lawman and outlaws of the Wild West to life.Oyelowo played Reeves, a federal peace officer in the Indian Territory during the Reconstruction era. He earned the title of the greatest frontier hero in American history by capturing over 3,000 dangerous criminals, all without ever sustaining a single wound. LAWMEN: BASS REEVES is an anthology series with future iterations that will follow other iconic lawmen and outlaws who have impacted history.
The cast also includes Shea Whigham and Garrett Hedlund as guest stars, and, in recurring roles, Joaquina Kalukango, Lonnie Chavis, Grantham Coleman, Tosin Morohunfola, Dale Dickey, Rob Morgan, Ryan O’Nan, Margot Bingham Mo Brings Plenty, Justin Hurtt-Dunkley and Bill Dawes.
As well as Sheridan, Feehan and Oyelowo, the series is also executive produced by David C. Glasser, Jessica Oyelowo, David Permut, Christina Alexandra Voros, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari and David Hutkin.
The show is the latest addition to Sheridan’s growing slate on Paramount+, which includes 1923, 1883, MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN, TULSA KING and SPECIAL OPS: LIONESS as well as the upcoming series LAND MAN.
Lawmen: Bass Reeves will premiere this autumn exclusively on Paramount+.
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