Taylor Sheridan’s ‘Bass Reeves’ Series to Be ‘1883’ Spinoff

Taylor Sheridan’s ‘Bass Reeves’ Series to Be ‘1883’ Spinoff
Yellowstone‘s spinoff is getting a spinoff. David Oyelowo will star in 1883 spinoff 1883: The Bass Reeves Story, Paramount+ announced May 17. The news was revealed deep in its press release about Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren joining the cast of another Yellowstone prequel series, 1932. All of the shows hail from Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan. Bass Reeves was a famous American lawman born in 1838. He was the first Black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River, apprehending over 3,000 criminals throughout the course of his career without a single wound. Reeves is considered one of the great American frontier heroes, and his exploits are said to be the inspiration for The Lone Ranger. Oyelowo has been trying to make a Reeves series for six years via his production company Yoruba Saxon, which has an overall deal with ViacomCBS. Sheridan (who also has an overall deal with ViacomCBS) was the one to finally say yes,
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