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Sunday, November 06, 2016
Netflix announces New Mexico-shot ‘Longmire’ will be renewed for sixth, final season
The sheriff will take one final ride.
Longmire, the neo-Western drama series with a die-hard niche of fans, has been renewed by Netflix for a sixth and final season.
Production is scheduled to begin in March, said Eric Witt, director of the Santa Fe Film Office. The 10 episodes will be shot in and around Santa Fe, Pecos, Los Alamos and Las Vegas, N.M.
“We are grateful to Netflix for the opportunity to compose a closing chapter for these beloved characters that inspires lasting memories,” executive producers Hunt Baldwin, John Coveny and Greer Shephard said in a statement. “Most importantly, we’re committed to delivering a dynamic and satisfying conclusion to our fans that rewards their longtime loyalty.”
Longmire follows Sheriff Walt Longmire (played by Robert Taylor), the unflappable chief law enforcement officer of the fictional Absaroka County, Wyo. Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) keeps the sheriff apprised of goings-on at the neighboring Cheyenne Reservation, where Longmire has no legal authority but nonetheless finds himself frequently entangled...more