Monday, March 28, 2011

Sackhoff Saddles Up For "Longmire" Pilot

Actress Katee Sackhoff ("Battlestar Galactica") will star as a police deputy for Wyoming Sheriff 'Walt Longmire' in the A&E TV pilot "Longmire", adapting the mystery novels by author Craig Johnson.

The Warner Horizon production teleplay is by John Coveny, for Golden Globe and Emmy award winning executive producers Greer Shephard and Michael M. Robin ("The Closer") of The Shephard/Robin Company. Hunt Baldwin and writer Coveny also executive produce.

Johnson's 'Sheriff Walt Longmire' novels include "The Cold Dish", "Death Without Company", "Kindness Goes Unpunished", "Another Man's Moccasins", "The Dark Horse" and "Junkyard Dogs".

Greg Yaitanes ("House") is attached to direct the pilot.

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