‘Justified’ Gets a Revival for New ‘City Primeval’ Miniseries Starring Timothy Olyphant

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Through Corey Atad.

Jan 14, 2022 12:23 PM

US Marshal Raylan Givens is back on the case.

On Friday, FX surprised fans by announcing the new revival of the “Justified: City Primeval” limited series, featuring the return of star Timothy Olyphant, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Reports of a potential “warranted” recovery emerged last year. The confirmation also reveals that the miniseries will be based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit.

“Having left the howling Kentucky eight years ago, Raylan Givens now lives in Miami, a walking anachronism balancing his life as a U.S. Marshal and part-time dad to a 14-year-old daughter,” the description read. official. “His hair is grayer, his hat is dirtier, and the road ahead of him is suddenly much shorter than the road behind.”

“A chance encounter on a deserted Florida highway sends him to Detroit. There he crosses paths with Clement Mansell, aka the Oklahoma Wildman, a violent, sociopathic desperado who once slipped through the fingers of Detroit’s best and who intends to do so again Mansell’s attorney, formidable Motor City native Carolyn Wilder, is intent on representing her client, even as she finds herself caught between the cop and the criminal, with his own game going as well.These three characters set off on a collision course in classic Elmore Leonard fashion, to see who would make it out of “City Primeval” alive.

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Created in 2010, “Justified” ran for six seasons and gained a loyal following. It was originally based on Leonard’s novel fire in the hole, and also featured performances from Walton Goggins, Kaitlyn Dever, Margo Martindale, and more.

Justified was one of the most critically acclaimed shows of the past decade and an adaptation of the work of Elmore Leonard that was so colored by Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens, Graham Yost and the whole team of producers, writers, directors and actors,” Eric Schrier, president of FX Entertainment, said in a statement to THR. “To have this group reuniting with Tim as Raylan in a new and different Elmore Leonard story is exciting.

A premiere date for the new series has not been announced.

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