The former Justified TV series with Timothy Olyphant is moving full steam ahead with its limited series sequel. The upcoming sequel has been titled Justified: City Primeval and has been picked up by its original home network of FX.
City Primeval: High Noon Will Take Givens To Detroit
Justified fans were thrilled to learn that original leading man Timothy Olyphant will return to play Raylan Givens, the no nonsense deputy of the law who plays by his own rules. In the series, Olyphant returned to his hometown of Kentucky on assignment. The story is based the books written by author Elmore Leonard.
The new show will be based on Leonard’s novel titled City Primeval: High Noon. As shared by the book’s summary, “Having left the hollers of Kentucky eight years ago, Raylan Givens now lives in Miami, a walking anachronism balancing his life as a U.S. Marshal and part-time father of a 14-year-old girl.” Raylan will once again be called to duty to track down a sociopath in Detroit.
Justified Limited Series Casts Number Of Well Known Actors
Previously, the original cast of Justified included actors Walton Goggins as Boyd, Joelle Carter as Ava, Jacob Pitts as Deputy Pitts and Natalie Sea as Winona Hawkins. The new limited series will feature Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard), Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete), Vondie Curtis-Hall (For the People), Norbert Leo Butz (Bloodline), Boyd Holbrook (Narcos), Adelaide Clemens (Rectify), Victor Williams (The Affair). Timothy Olyphant’s daughter Vivian Olyphant has also joined the cast.
The Justified duo Dave Andron and Michael Dinner will wear multiple hats to create the series. Both will serve as script writers, showrunners and executive producers. Dinner will also direct.
City Primeval: High Noon Release Date
“Justified was one of the most critically acclaimed shows of the past decade and an adaption of Elmore Leonard’s work that was so colorfully brought to life by Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens, Graham Yost and the entire team of producers, writers, directors and cast,” said FX boss Eric Schrier in January.
A release date for Justified: City Primeval has yet to be announced but should be released sometime in 2023.
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