Thornton will play Marshal Jim Courtright alongside previously announced cast members Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Featured cast also includes Isabel May and Lamonica Garrett.
1883 follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land — Montana.
1883 hails from MTV Entertainment Studios, with production partners 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions. The series will be executive produced by Sheridan, John Linson, Art Linson, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle and Bob Yari.
Thornton recently wrapped production on the fourth