Taylor Sheridan’s Next Project Lands Ant-Man Actor in Star-Studded Cast of Jon Hamm, Billy Bob Thornton, and Demi Moore

Taylor Sheridan's slate of shows produced for Paramount+ will be expanding with the addition of Landman, which recently revealed more details.

Taylor Sheridan’s Next Project Lands Ant-Man Actor in Star-Studded Cast of Jon Hamm, Billy Bob Thornton, and Demi Moore

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  • Taylor Sheridan's next project, titled Landman, has been in development at Paramount+ and was first announced in 2022.
  • The Sheridan-produced series recently added Ant-Man actor Michael Peña to its cast, which already includes Jon Hamm, Billy Bob Thornton, and Demi Moore.
  • Landman is based on the 11-part podcast series Boomtown, which explores the oil boom in the Permian Basin and it has already started filming.
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Taylor Sheridan has become a prolific producer, developing a slate of popular shows for Paramount+, following the success of his Yellowstone universe shows. Sheridan is showing no signs of slowing down, as he has already set up his next project at the streaming service, with an intriguing premise and star-studded cast.

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Taylor Sheridan has set his next project at Paramount+ (Image via Yellowstone | YouTube)

According to a recent report, Ant-Man star Michael Peña has also been added to the already star-studded lineup of actors who will feature in Sheridan’s latest series. As a result, fans eagerly waiting for the new project must be curious to learn who else is in the cast and what the show is about. Here is everything you need to know regarding Taylor Sheridan’s next project.

Ant-Man Star Michael Peña Joins the Cast of Taylor Sheridan’s Next Project

Taylor Sheridan has set up his next project at Paramount+, with a Western-drama series titled Landman. The series was first announced to be in development in 2022, and work on it has progressed well over the last couple of years.

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Ant-Man star Michael Peña will join Taylor Sheridan’s Landman cast.

According to a recent report from Variety, Michael Peña, who is known for his scene-stealing monologue in Ant-Man has been added to the show’s long list of cast members. Peña is also known for playing the lead role in Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico.

He joins the previously announced cast list, which is headlined by Billy Bob Thornton. Academy Award-winner Thornton was announced to be a part of the series back in February 2022, when the project was first reported to be in development at Paramount+.

Since then, the show’s cast has expanded to include the likes of Ali Larter, Michelle Randolph, Jacob Lofland, Kayla Wallace, James Jordan, Mark Collie, Paulina Chávez, and two-time Golden Globe Award-winner Demi Moore. Mad Men star Jon Hamm is also expected to appear as a recurring guest star.

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Everything You Need to Know About Taylor Sheridan’s Landman

Billy Bob Thornton in 1883
Billy Bob Thornton to play the lead role in Taylor Sheridan’s Landman.

Taylor Sheridan co-created the upcoming drama series, Landman. The series is based on Boomtown, an eleven-part podcast about the oil boom in the Permian Basin. The podcast was hosted by Christian Wallace, who is credited as a co-creator of the television adaptation, alongside Sheridan.

“Set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas, Landman is a modern-day tale of fortune-seeking in the world of oil rigs.”

The above description was shared as the official synopsis for the series (via The Hollywood Reporter). According to the same report, the series had reportedly started production in February 2024. Filming was taking place in and around the Fort Worth, Texas region, where other shows produced by Sheridan have also been filmed.

Landman joins Sheridan’s ever-growing slate of streaming shows for Paramount+, which includes spin-offs of set in his Yellowstone universe, Special Ops: Lioness, Mayor of Kingstown, Tulsa King, and Lawmen: Bass Reeves. Landman currently does not have a known release date but will debut on Paramount+.

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You can watch most of the shows produced by Taylor Sheridan on Paramount+.

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