(L-R) Vondie Curtis-Hall, Dave Andron, Mike Dinner, Timothy Olyphant, Vivian Olyphant, Adelaide Clemens and Boyd Holbrook of FX's 'Justified: City Primeval' pose for TV Guide Magazine during the 2023 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 12, 2023 in Pasadena, California
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'Justified: City Primeval': A Cast and Character Guide For the 'Justified' Spin-Off

See who's starring opposite Raylan Givens in the new limited series.

Those who love modern Westerns should be jumping for joy at the news of the Justified reboot series, Justified: City Primeval. For those not in the know, Justified was an award-winning FX show that ran for six seasons from 2010-2015. The show's storyline was based on Elmore Leonard's story, Fire In The Hole. The story centered around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant), who was reassigned from Miami to his hometown in Eastern Kentucky. His father was a well-known criminal in the town, and Givens has spent his life trying to separate himself from his tumultuous upbringing. His unique style of justice, that's technically "justified" often puts him at odds with the criminals he pursues. 

After 7 years off the air, Justified: City Primeval will return as Givens for a limited series on FX. The show's original creator, Graham Yost is back, along with Timothy Olyphant, reprising his role as Marshal Givens. The reboot is based on another Elmore novel, City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit. This time we follow Givens, his 14-year-old daughter, and their life in Miami after leaving his hometown in Kentucky behind. After a chance encounter on the road in Miami, he winds up in Detroit. While there, he is called to help pursue a violent sociopath who has once again slipped through the cracks of the system. 

Along with bringing back some of the original actors, we also have Dave Andron and Michael Dinner, the showrunners, and writers. While there were rumors that Quentin Tarantino would direct at least an episode, Screen Magazine reports that it is not the case. Tarantino and Olyphant have worked together before on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Tarantino is also a huge fan of Elmore's writings. The show's writer, Michael Dinner, directed the first episode, as well as several others. 

Meet The Cast of  Justified: City Primeval

Timothy Olyphant

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JULY 22: Timothy Olyphant arrives at the Sony Pictures' "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" Los Angeles Premiere on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, California.

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Olyphant will be back in his original role as Raylan Givens. In addition to acting in the series, Olyphant is the executive producer of the series. While Olyphant has been in the acting world since the early 90s, his first big break was the show Deadwood. After Justified, he appeared in Santa Clarita Diet, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood  and Amsterdam. He also guest-starred on the Disney+ hit The Mandalorian.

Boyd Holbrook

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 23: Boyd Holbrook speaks onstage during "The Sandman" special video presentation and Q&A panel during 2022 Comic Con International: San Diego at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2022 in San Diego, California.

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Boyd Holbrook will join the cast playing Clement Mansell. Mansell is the sociopath known as "The Oklahoma Wildman" that has been evading city police. Prior to his work on the Justified reboot, Holbrook appeared in Narcos, The Fugitive and The Sandman. He recently appeared in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

Vondie Curtis-Hall

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 08: Vondie Curtis-Hall attends the World Premiere of Netflix's "The Recruit" at AMC The Grove 14 on December 08, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.


Curtis-Hall joins the cast as Sweetie, a musician, local bar owner, and a bit of a scam artist. Curtis-Hall burst onto the scene playing Dr. Dennis Hancock on Chicago Hope. He's also known for his role in the movie, Romeo and Juliet and the TV show The Recruit

Norbert Leo Butz

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Butz will be joining the cast as Norbert, one of the Detroit detectives pursuing The Oklahoma Wildman. Butz has previously appeared in the show Bloodline and acted in several Broadway productions, including Rent and Wicked

Victor Williams

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Williams plays Wendell, who is another Detroit detective on the Wildman case. Williams notably played Deacon on the show King of Queens and most recently appeared in The Righteous Gemstones

Aunjanue Ellis

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Ellis plays Caroly, the Detroit attorney that got Mansell successfully released. Most recently, she has starred in King Richard and the series 61st Street. 

Adelaide Clemens

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Adelaide Clemens plays Sandy, the girlfriend of Mansell. Clemens has a long history working with FX, starring in the series, Under The Banner of Heaven. Her character Sandy is straight out of Elmore's novel, where she is Mansell's girlfriend. 

Marin Ireland

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Ireland plays Maureen, a Detroit police officer. Ireland is known for her roles in Sneaky Pete, Y: The Last Man, and The Umbrella Academy. 

Vivian Olyphant

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Vivian Olyphant will be playing Given's 14-year-old daughter, Willa. Vivian is Timothy's daughter, both on and off the screen. This is her acting debut.  

Ravi Patel

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Patel will be playing a character named Rick Newle, but that's all that's known so far. Patel has previously been in the TV shows Grandfathered, The New Normal, and Ghosts

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