The Yellowstone universe is expanding with yet another Western TV series, and here's everything you need to know to start watching it as soon as it arrives.
What is Lawmen: Bass Reeves about?
Bass Reeves, born into slavery in 1838, was the first Black deputy US marshal west of the Mississippi river. His huge number of arrests has even led some historians to speculate that he maybe was the true original inspiration for the legendary Lone Ranger. George Reeves, the man enslaving him, joined the Confederacy during the Civil War, which forced Bass to go as well. He eventually escaped and lived with the Seminole, Cherokee, and Creek tribes. After slavery was legally abolished, Bass Reeves was appointed a deputy US marshal, in part due to his familiarity with Indian territory and the many languages spoken there. Supposedly, while serving as a deputy marshal under Judge Parker and Marshal Fagan, Reeves apprehended over 3000 felons, including his own son for murder.
Where and when is Lawmen: Bass Reeves streaming?
Lawmen: Bass Reeves will be available to stream on November 5 exclusively on the Paramount+ streaming platform in the US. Outside the United States, Paramount+ is currently available in Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Latin America, Middle East, the Nordics, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Distribution plans in other territories remain unclear.
Lawmen: Bass Reeves castThe Lawmen: Bass Reeves cast is packed with familiar faces and includes David Oyelowo (Bass Reeves), Dennis Quaid (Sherrill Lynn), Forrest Goodluck (Billy Crow), Lauren E. Banks (Jennie Reeves), Barry Pepper (Esau Pierce), Grantham Coleman (Edwin Jones), Demi Singleton (Sally Reeves), Garrett Hedlund (Garrett Montgomery), and Donald Sutherland (Judge Isaac Parker), among others.
Lawmen: Bass Reeves trailer
The folks at Paramount+ have been quite coy about the new Yellowstone spinoff of sorts (it's more of an offshoot to the series 1883, itself a prequel to Yellowstone), but a proper trailer finally dropped on October 10. You can watch it below:
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