Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the television series “Longmire” produced by The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Horizon Television for Netflix, will begin principal photography at the end of March thru mid-June in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Valles Caldera, Pecos, Glorieta and other locations in northern New Mexico.
“Season 6 of such an acclaimed TV show demonstrates the incredible vitality of the New Mexico television scene,” said New Mexico State Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. “The return of ‘Longmire’ is a testament to New Mexico crews, actors and support services that have helped make the show great for so long.”
The production will employ approximately 200 New Mexico crew members, 50 New Mexico principal actors and 1,000 New Mexico background talent.
“We’re very happy to have ‘Longmire’ back this year, as we have been for the past five seasons,” said Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales. “This has become an iconic series with fans around the world, and we’re proud to have been a part of it.”
The television series is directed by TJ Scott and produced by Hunt Baldwin, John Coveny, Greer Shephard and Michael M. Robin.
Starring Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Cassidy Freeman and Adam Bartley, “Longmire” is based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson. The contemporary Western drama returns for its sixth season with the unflappable Sheriff Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) unraveling the dark, mysterious secrets of Absaroka County, Wyoming. The new season will stream this fall on Netflix.
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