‘Lawmen: Bass Reeves’ Teaser Trailer Revealed, Premiere Date Announced

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Today, the official teaser trailer for Paramount+’s upcoming anthology series Lawmen: Bass Reeves dropped, along with confirmation of a two-episode premiere on November 5.

“Revealing the untold story of the most legendary lawman in the Old West, ‘LAWMEN: BASS REEVES’ follows the journey of Reeves 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.”

The series stars David Oyelowo, Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck, Barry Pepper, and Dennis Quaid. Guest stars include Shea Whigham and Garrett Hedlund, and in recurring roles are 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.

Creator Chad Feehan serves as showrunner and executive producer on the series, which is also executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, David Oyelowo, David C. Glasser, Jessica Oyelowo, David Permut, Christina Alexandra Voros, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari and David Hutkin.

Lawmen: Bass Reeves will premiere exclusively on Paramount+ with two episodes on Sunday, November 5 in the U.S. and all Paramount+ international markets.

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