Fans of the western drama series “Longmire” may finally mark down their calendars as Netflix recently announced the premiere date for season 5.
According to Cartermatt, the streaming service giant has set the schedule of the release on Sept. 23. Similar to the other shows in the service, all episodes will be made available at once.
Netflix picked up the series from A&E Network when it was cancelled after season 3. Details of the new installment are being kept tightly under wraps but the cast and crew have reportedly finished production for the new season and will only return to reshoot scenes when needed.
Cast member Lou Diamond Philips, who plays the role of Henry Standing Bear, took to Twitter to share their last day on set. He posted a photo of himself with bruises and cuts on his face, the caption reads, “It is a beautiful (final) day at the Red Pony and continual soire…until next season! Big thanks.”
Actress Katee Sackhoff who portrays Victoria “Vic” Moretti also announced, “Last day filming season 5 today….gonna miss this. #Longmire @netflix #Cowboyup #victheterror.”
Meanwhile, some of the stars recently participated in the annual Longmire Days event in Buffalo, Wyoming that took place from July 8 to July 10.
The activities included a parade during the opening day; a small talk at the Occidental headed by novelist Craig Johnson, who wrote the original materials that the series is based on; and a late-night jam with the actors.
Moreover, there was also an autograph signing session at the Cowboy Carousel Centre and episode screenings at the Buffalo Theater. To conclude the convention, Johnson, alongside lead star Robert Taylor as Sheriff Walt Longmire, signed books at the Johnson County Library.
More information are expected to be announced by Netflix in the coming weeks for the promotion of “Longmire” season 5.