Lawmen will follow the story of the legendary Sheriff of the Wild West, Federal Marshal in Indian Territory, capturing over 3,000 criminals after the Sessession War.
David Oyelowo will be soon Bass Reeveson Paramout +. Taylor Sheridan continues its exploration of the American Midwest with a new series derived from Yellowstone and its spin-off 1883. We will follow the most legendary lawman of the Far West. Lawmen: The Bass Reeves Story will chronicle his rise from a simple slave to the role of law enforcement officer as the first black U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Trailer :
“Although he arrested more than 3,000 outlaws during his career, the weight of the sheriff’s badge proved heavy to bear, and all his life he had to bear the moral cost and spiritual that it has meant to his family.”
Lawmen will be an anthology and future seasons will follow other iconic lawmen and outlaws who have made history.
Produced by Taylor Sheridan and by Chad Feehan, showrunner of the series, Lawmen: The Bass Reeves Story brings together Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck, Barry Pepper, Donald Sutherland, Shea Whigham, Garrett Hedlund and Dennis Quaid.
Broadcast from Sunday November 5 on the Paramount+ platform in France.