FX has just announced that a Justified sequel series will be hitting the network, with Timothy Olyphant reprising his role as sharpshooting U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens.
The limited series will be based on the crime novel City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit by the late great Elmore Leonard. And though we don't believe an official title has been revealed for the adaptation, Justified: High Noon in Detroit is oozing with cool and rolls off the tongue.
Here's the official description:
Having left the hollers 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 girl. His hair is grayer, his hat is dirtier, and the road in front of him is suddenly a lot shorter than the road behind.
A chance encounter on a desolate Florida highway sends him to Detroit. There he crosses paths with Clement Mansell, aka The Oklahoma Wildman, a violent, sociopathic desperado who’s already slipped through the fingers of Detroit’s finest once and aims to do so again. Mansell’s lawyer, formidable Motor City native Carolyn Wilder, has every intention of representing her client, even as she finds herself caught in between cop and criminal, with her own game afoot as well. These three characters set out on a collision course in classic Elmore Leonard fashion, to see who makes it out of the City Primeval alive.