The official trailer for the highly anticipated anthology series, Lawmen: Bass Reeves, has been released ahead of the show’s upcoming November premiere.
“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.”
Lawmen: Bass Reeves stars David Oyelowo, Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck, Barry Pepper, Donald Sutherland and Dennis Quaid. Shea Whigham and Garrett Hedlund appear as guest stars, 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.
The series was created for television by executive producer and showrunner Chad Feehan. Oyelowo, Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glasser, Jessica Oyelowo, David Permut, Christina Alexandra Voros, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari and David Hutkin also serve as executive producers.
Lawmen: Bass Reeves will premiere exclusively on Paramount+ with two episodes on Sunday, November 5 in the U.S. and in all of the streaming platform’s international markets.