Justified: City Primeval begins filming Wednesday at Chicago Studio City | Chicago Reel

Timothy Olyphant

Justified: City Primeval currently took over the entire Chicago Studio City complex for the summer. The highly anticipated show is a reboot of the two-time Emmy-winning FX Justified which aired for six seasons from 2010 to 2015. Episodes one and two will begin filming this Wednesday.

The limited series based on the novel by Elmore Leonard City Primeval: High Noon in Detroitstars Timothy Olyphant, reprising his role as U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens. The Detroit-set story is set to film in Chicago through the end of August, with plans to shoot in Detroit in August.

Quentin Tarantino is one of the show’s eight executive producers. This It’s been rumored for months that Tarantino will direct an episode but it seems writer/director/showrunner, Michael Dinner will probably direct the first episode.

The limited series, produced by Sony Pictures Television and FX Productions, is loosely based on the book, described as follows:

After leaving the brawls 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 daughter. 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 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 cop and criminal, with her own game going on as well. These three characters embark on a collision course in classic Elmore Leonard fashion, to see who will come out on top. primitive city living.”

We will post regular updates as the series is filmed.

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