There's a new Western drama in town, and, no, it's not part of Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan's ever-expanding Dutton-verse. Netflix is trying its hand at cowboys and wide-open vistas. The streamer has greenlit American Primeval, a 6-episode limited series from veteran producers Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights) and Eric Newman (Narcos). The period drama has found its lead in Friday Night Lights alum Taylor Kitsch, who, most recently, starred alongside Chris Pratt in Prime Video's military thriller, The Terminal List.
Friday Night Lights Reunion! Taylor Kitsch to Star in Netflix Western Drama American Primeval From Peter Berg
Clear eyes, 10-gallon hats, can’t lose. Taylor Kitsch has booked another project with Friday Night Lights executive producer Peter Berg: Netflix’s American Primeval, which the streaming site announced Tuesday. The limited series is a historical drama that, per the official logline, “is a raw, adventurous exploration of the birth of the American West. The violent collisions of cultures, religions and communities as men and women fight and die for control of this new world — for a land they truly believe is their destiny.” The description continues: “The ensemble tells a story of the sacrifice all must pay when they choose to enter a...
Friday Night Lights vets Taylor Kitsch and Peter Berg are reteaming for a new venture. Kitsch will lead upcoming Western American Primeval at Netflix, helmed by director Berg, showrunner and executive producer Eric Newman (Narcos, The Watcher, Bright), and writer Mark L. Smith (The Midnight Sky, The Revenant, Overlord). "American...
American Primeval is headed to Netflix. The streaming service has ordered the six-episode limited series set in the Old West. Taylor Kitsch (The Defeated, Friday Night Lights) will star in the series and play “Isaac – a traumatized man struggling to overcome his demons and find a reason to live in this brutal and punishing world.”
Taylor Kitsch will star in Netflix's upcoming Western miniseries American Primeval. The six-episode series will be executive-produced and directed by Pete Berg, and will be an exploration of the birth of the American West, focusing on the desperate men and women who journey to a lawless, hostile land and shape it to their wills.
Taylor Kitsch To Star In ‘American Primeval’ Limited Series For Netflix From Pete Berg, Eric Newman & Mark L. Smith
Taylor Kitsch is heading back to the American West for a limited series for Netflix. The Waco star will headline American Primeval, which comes from Pete Berg, who he worked with on Friday Night Lights, Eric Newman (The Watcher) and Mark L. Smith (The Revenant). American Primeval is an exploration of the birth of the American West. It will follow the “violent” collisions of cultures, religions and communities as men and women fight and die for control of this new world – for a land they truly believe is their destiny. Kitsch will play Isaac, a traumatized man struggling to overcome his demons...
Taylor Kitsch (The Terminal List), Eric Newman, and Pete Berg (Friday Night Lights) are reuniting for the limited series American Primeval. Netflix just announced details on the six-episode drama which is moving forward as part of Pete Berg’s first-look deal with the streaming service. Kitsch, Berg, and Newman just...
Somehow, the uniting power of TV's Friday Night Lights mean that Taylor Kitsch and Peter Berg still wanted to work together after the former starred in and the latter directed Battleship. But it's true! They've already reunited for one Netflix limited series, Painkiller, and they're making plans (along with producer Eric Newman) for American Primeval.
‘Friday Night Lights’ Alums Taylor Kitsch & Peter Berg to Reunite for ‘American Primeval’ Western at Netflix
Taylor Kitsch will star in a new Netflix western titled American Primeval, directed by Peter Berg. The limited series Kitsch and Berg’s third collaboration, the first being Friday Night Lights, the second Netflix’s Painkiller, another limited series premiering in 2023. It marks their second collaboration with Eric Newman, who executive produced Painkiller. Berg also directed Kitsch in 2012’s Battleship.