Today the New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced that the television series ‘Longmire,’ produced by The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Horizon Television for Netflix, will begin principal photography at the end of March and film through the end of June. The series has filmed at SFUAD’s Garson Studios since 2012, as well as other locations in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Los Alamos (Valles Caldera), Española, Glorieta and Pecos.
“‘Longmire’ is more than just a great show, it truly showcases the incredible beauty of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico, and continues to help grow our reputation as one of the country’s leading film communities,” said Santa Fe Mayor Javier M. Gonzales in a press release issued by the New Mexico Film Office. “We’re excited they are coming back and looking forward to seeing what happens next in the season!”
According to the New Mexico Film Office, the production will employ approximately 150 New Mexico crew members and approximately 1,050 New Mexico background talent throughout the season.
The show is produced by Hunt Baldwin, John Coveny, Greer Shephard and Michael M. Robin. The first episode of the season will be directed by David Boyd. The show stars Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Cassidy Freeman and Adam Bartley. Longmire is based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson. The contemporary Western drama returns for its fifth season with the unflappable Sheriff Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) unraveling the dark, mysterious secrets of Absaroka County, Wyoming. The new season will stream this fall on Netflix.