EXCLUSIVE: Virgin river‘s Benjamin Hollingsworth is ready for a recurring role in Joe pickett, Spectrum Originals drama based on the CJ Box novels.
The ten-part series, which comes from Waco creators John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle, Paramount Television Studios and Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher’s Red Wagon Entertainment, will be presented by Michael Dorman and will also include David Alan Grier, Julianna Guill, Sharon Lawrence, Mustafa Speaks, Paul Sparks, Skywalker Hughes and Kamryn Pliva.
Joe pickett follows a game warden (Dorman) and his family as they navigate the changing political and socio-economic climate of a small rural town in Wyoming. Surrounded by a rich history and vast wildlife, the township hides decades of projects and secrets that have yet to be discovered. The series will air for nine months exclusively on Spectrum.
Hollingsworth will play Ote Keeley, a big game poacher whose cheeky and unpredictable demeanor makes him both intimidating and a little scary.
Dowdles executive producers with Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher for Red Wagon Entertainment. Box is also an executive producer.
Hollingsworth turns his bow on Joe pickett on break from Netflix Virgin river, which launches its third season on Friday. He plays the regular role of Dan Brady in the romantic drama. He had previously spent three seasons on CBS ‘ Code Black and starred alongside Liam Neeson in Continued cold. Hollingsworth is replaced by The Kohner Agency, Principal Entertainment LA and Play Management.