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Netflix Announces Sixth and Final Season of LONGMIRE

By on November 7, 2016
Longmire Key Art. Photo © Netflix

Longmire Key Art. Photo © Netflix

It’s official. Long running crime thriller Longmire will end following its sixth season.

The news came from Nextflix this week along with the announcement that the show will return with 10 new episodes in 2017 in select regions (the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand).

“We are grateful to Netflix for the opportunity to compose a closing chapter for these beloved characters that inspires lasting memories. Most importantly, we’re committed to delivering a dynamic and satisfying conclusion to our fans that rewards their longtime loyalty,” said executive producers Greer Shephard, Hunt Baldwin and John Coveny.

Longmireis set in Big Sky country, and is based on the Walt Longmire mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson. The series stars Australian actor Robert Taylor (The Matrix) as Walt Longmire, the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, along with Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, Riddick), Lou Diamond Phillips (Southland, La Bamba), Cassidy Freeman (Smallville), Adam Bartley (Justified) and A. Martinez (General Hospital).

“We are proud to be the home of the Longmire series, as so many viewers over the last few seasons have watched and been captivated by Walt’s journey,” said Cindy Holland, Netflix VP of original content.

“There has been no better team to work with on this show than Greer, Hunt and John, and their tremendous cast and crew, and we have every confidence that they will have a satisfying conclusion to this revered series. We are grateful to them and our friends at Warner Bros, who have been tremendous partners.”