Dennis Quaid has signed on to star reverse David Oyelowo throughout the upcoming Paramount+ sequence “Bass Reeves,” Choice has found.
The sequence, which is in the meanwhile filming in Texas, will see Oyelowo play the legendary titular lawman. Per the official description, “Reeves was usually referred to as one of the best frontier hero in American historic previous and likewise believed to be the inspiration for ‘The Lone Ranger.’ He labored throughout the post-Reconstruction interval as a federal peace officer throughout the Indian Territory, capturing over 3,000 of primarily probably the most dangerous criminals with out ever being wounded.”
Quaid will play Sherrill Lynn, a Deputy U.S. Marshall. He’s the first cast member other than Oyelowo to be formally confirmed for the sequence.
This marks considered one of many few TV roles Quaid has taken on in his occupation, which stretches once more to the Seventies. He has beforehand starred on reveals like “Merry Happy Regardless of,” “The Paintings of Additional,” and “Vegas.” He’s primarily acknowledged for his film roles, having led choices just like “The Rookie,” “The Day After Tomorrow,” “Guests,” “Frequency,” “The Mum or dad Lure,” “The Correct Stuff,” “Breaking Away,” and ”Midway” amongst many others.
Quaid is repped by UTA, Brillstein Leisure Companions, Adkins Publicity, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.
The Bass Reeves sequence was first reported in September 2021 when Oyelowo signed an whole maintain Paramount (then ViacomCBS) and MTV Leisure Studios beneath his Yoruba Saxon banner. “Yellowstone” co-creator Taylor Sheridan govt produces along with Chad Feehan, David C. Glasser, Oyelowo, Jessica Oyelowo, David Permut, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari and David Hutkin. The sequence is produced by MTV Leisure Studios, 101 Studios, Sheridan’s Bosque Ranch Productions, and Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon.