David Oyelowo on 'Lawmen: Bass Reeves' Exclusive SAG Event Interview

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Join Allison Rose of FlickDirect in an exclusive interview with David Oyelowo about the making of "Lawmen: Bass Reeves." Apart from moderating a Q&A session at the SAG event, Allison delves into a personal interview exploring Oyelowo's deep connection with Bass Reeves' character. Discover the challenges and triumphs behind Oyelowo's portrayal of the legendary lawman, his insights on the cultural impact of the series, and the actor's journey from learning horse riding to mastering the Choctaw language. Get a unique behind-the-scenes look at this powerful historical series and the dedication involved in its creation.


Revealing the untold story of the most legendary lawman in the Old West, LAWMEN: BASS REEVES follows the journey of Reeves (Oyelowo) and his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as one of the first Black U.S. Deputy Marshals west of the Mississippi. Despite arresting over 3,000 outlaws during the course of his career, the weight of the badge was heavy, and he wrestled with its moral and spiritual cost to his beloved family.

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MPAA Rating: TV-MA
Genre: TV/Streaming Series
Distributed By: MTV Entertainment Studios
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