Taylor Sheridan’s upcoming Paramount+ drama series Landman is rounding out its cast. Kayla Wallace (When Calls The Heart), James Jordan (Yellowstone), Mark Collie (Nashville) and Paulina Chávez (The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia) are set as series regulars alongside previously announced leads Billy Bob Thornton, Michelle Randolph and Jacob Lofland.
Co-created by Sheridan and Christian Wallace, Landman is set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas and is a modern day tale of fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs. The series is an upstairs/downstairs story of roughnecks and wildcat billionaires fueling a boom so big, it’s reshaping our climate, our economy and our geopolitics. Thornton stars as Tommy Norris, a crisis manager for an oil company. Randolph plays Ainsley Norris, the wild and strong-willed seventeen year old daughter of Tommy Norris (Thornton). Lofland portrays Cooper Norris, Tommy Norris’ (Thornton) son.
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Kayla Wallace plays Rebecca Savage, an extremely capable and intimidating liability attorney sent to West Texas to clean up a mess.
Jordan portrays Dale Bradley, a petroleum engineer and a blue-collar bear of a man who manages and works with roughnecks in the oil fields. He’s also Tommy’s (Thornton) roommate.
Collie is Sheriff Joeberg, a West Texas sheriff.
Chávez plays Ariana, a young mother whose family has suffered a misfortune.
Land Man is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios,101 Studios, and Sheridan’s Bosque Ranch Productions. Series is executive produced by Sheridan, Christian Wallace, Thornton, David Glasser, David Hutkin, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, Geyer Kosinski, Dan Friedkin and Jason Hoch for Imperative Development LLC, Scott Brown and Megan Creydt for Texas Monthly; Peter Feldman serves as co-executive producer.
Deadline’s sister pub Variety was first to report the castings.
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