Garrett Hedlund has joined the cast of Taylor Sheridan’s Paramount+ series ‘Bass Reeves’ in a recurring role.
Hedlund joins previously announced stars including lead and executive producer David Oyelowo, and series regulars Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck and Barry Pepper. Dennis Quaid and Grantham Coleman will also appear in recurring roles.
The series tells the story of the legendary lawman of the wild west. Reeves worked in the post-Reconstruction era as a federal peace officer in the Indian Territory, capturing over 3,000 of the most dangerous criminals without ever being wounded, leading him to become the greatest frontier hero in American history.
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Hedlund will portray Garrett Montgomery, a so-called posse man of the era who Bass hires for his riding know-how and expertise in the area.
In addition to Oyelowo, Sheridan, Chad Feehan, David C. Glasser, Jessica Oyelowo, David Permut, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari and David Hutkin are attached as executive producers. Feehan also serves as a showrunner and created the show for TV. Christina Alexandra Voros executive produces and will also direct five episodes.
The series is currently filming in Texas.