Even though his hit television series Yellowstone is ending, Taylor Sheridan still has a full schedule of upcoming endeavors. “Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves” is a new series from Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan.
The series is based on the real-life story of Reeves, one of the first Black deputy US marshals and executives produced by Sheridan and created by Chad Feehan. In this post, you will get all the information related to the series.
What is Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves Release Date?
Lawmen: Bass Reeves is part of an anthology series with more editions to come that will focus on other iconic lawmen and outlaws who have impacted history. The series debuted its first two episodes on November 5, 2023.
Later on, they debuted the first official trailer for the program, giving us a better preview of all the action-packed with gunplay. Check out the teaser below:
Here’s the first full trailer for Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves.
It arrives on Paramount+ on November 5th. pic.twitter.com/QduF7UG0ER
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Where You Can Watch Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves?
You can watch the series on Paramount Plus. The first two episodes were released in the US overnight on November 5 and were accessible all day.
The streaming service offers two options if you aren’t already a subscriber: $12 per month for Paramount Plus with Showtime which is primarily ad-free or $6 per month for Paramount Plus Essential, which is ad-funded.
Who are the Cast in Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves?
In addition to Oyelowo as Bass Reeves several other names have been linked to the endeavor. The current announced cast, consisting of main, recurring and guest stars is as follows:
- Donald Sutherland as Fort Smith Courthouse Judge Isaac Parker, a strong, authoritative figure with a convoluted past
- Dennis Quaid in the role of U.S. Marshall deputy Sherrill Lynn
- Lauren E. Banks as Jennie, the spouse of Bass Reeves
- Sally, the daughter of Bass Reeves, played by Demi Singleton; Billy Crow, a young Cherokee man, played by Forest Goodluck
- Barry Pepper in the role of 1st Cherokee Mounted Rifles commander Esau Pierce
- Edwin Jones played by Grantham Coleman, is a “very persuasive man” with a forward-thinking outlook
- Shea Whigham portrays Bass Reeves’ “incredibly cruel master,” Col. George Reeves
- Mo Brings Plenty as Minco Dodge, a Choctaw Native American and friend of Bass Reeves Garrett Hedlund as Garrett Montgomery, a guy recruited by Bass Reeves
- Playing Widow Dolliver, Dale Dickey portrays “an old woman who has seen it all”
- Margot Bingham portrays Black Seminole Native American Sara Jumper, while Tosin Morohunfola plays Jackson “Jackrabbit” Cole, a former Union soldier who now serves as Bass’s rider
- Joaquina Kalukango portraying Esme, a former slave
- As Arthur Mayberry, a young child smitten with Bass Reeves’s daughter, Lonnie Chavis plays him. Rob Morgan plays Ramsey, a “once-strong man broken by time”
- One of the two Dolliver outlaws, Ryan O’Nan plays Darrell Dolliver, whom Reeves is tasked with finding
- Justin Hurtt-Dunkley plays Ike, a deputy U.S. marshal
What is the Story of Taylor Sheridan’s Lawmen: Bass Reeves?
The show will chronicle the life of Bass Reeves, a real-life law enforcement officer who rose to prominence as the first Black U.S. Marshal in the American West and is said to have served as the model for The Lone Ranger.
Taylor Sheridan’s new series “Lawmen: Bass Reeves” is incredibly dark, gritty, violent and tells an important story from American history.
“Yellowstone” fans will love it, and @dhookstead has a full review of everything you need to know!
— OutKick (@Outkick) November 3, 2023
The show will bring the legendary lawman of the Wild West to life. Known as the greatest frontier hero in American history, Reeves served as a federal peace officer in the Indian Territory following Reconstruction and apprehended over 3,000 of the most dangerous outlaws without ever suffering a wound.
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