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Paramount+ today released a teaser trailer for the highly anticipated original series, Lawmen: Bass Reeves, which will premiere on the streaming service with two episodes on Sunday, November 5th. The anthology series stars David Oyelowo (Silo, Selma), Lauren E. Banks (City on a Hill, Maniac), Demi Singleton (King Richard, Godfather of Harlem), Forrest Goodluck (Cherry, The Republic of Sarah), Barry Pepper (Crawl, Maze Runner: The Death Cure), Donald Sutherland (Ad Astra, The Hunger Games), and Dennis Quaid (The Hill, Full Circle).
The series is executive produced by nominee Taylor Sheridan (Yellowstone, Tulsa King), and created for television by executive producer and showrunner Chad Feehan (Banshee, Ray Donovan).
Lawmen: Bass Reeves follows the journey of Reeves (Oyelowo) and his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as the first Black U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Despite arresting over 3,000 outlaws during the course of his career, the weight of the badge was heavy, and he wrestled with its moral and spiritual cost to his beloved family. Lawmen: Bass Reeves is an all-new, standalone anthology series and future iterations will follow other iconic lawmen and outlaws who have impacted history.Via Paramount+
The cast also includes Shea Whigham (Waco: The Aftermath, Perry Mason) and Garrett Hedlund (Tulsa King, The United States vs. Billie Holiday) as guest stars, and, in recurring roles, Joaquina Kalukango (Lovecraft Country, One Night in Miami), Lonnie Chavis (This Is Us, The Boy Behind the Door), Grantham Coleman (Rustin, Black Bear), Tosin Morohunfola (Run the World, The Chi), Dale Dickey (No Exit, Hell or High Water), Rob Morgan (Stranger Things, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty), Ryan O’Nan (Big Sky, Queen of the South), Margot Bingham (The Walking Dead, She’s Gotta Have It), Mo Brings Plenty (Yellowstone, The Contested Plains), Justin Hurtt-Dunkley (Mare of Easttown, Blindspot), and Bill Dawes (Alaska Daily, City on a Hill).
Check out the teaser trailer below.