It’s been revealed that the first two episodes of Lawmen: Bass Reeves, the new western series executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, will debut on Paramount+ on November 5th.
The series stars David Oyelowo as Bass Reeves and follows his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as the first Black U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi.
Future seasons of the anthology series will follow other iconic lawmen and outlaws who have impacted history.
Joining Oyelowo in the drama are Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck, Barry Pepper, Donald Sutherland and Dennis Quaid.
In addition, the cast 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.
The series was created by Chad Feehan who also serves as executive producer and showrunner and is also executive produced by Taylor Sheridan.