Justified follows Marshal Raylan Givens, a modern day 19th century-style lawman, who is enforcing his brand of justice in a way that puts a target on his back with criminals and places him at odds with his bosses in the Marshal service. Resulting in a reassignment to the U.S. District covering the town that he grew up in.
Series Fun Facts
- Timothy Olyphant, who plays Marshal Raylan Givens, also starred in the HBO series Deadwood as Sheriff Seth Bullock. Several other actors that appeared in 'Deadwood' make guest appearances in…
[show]Timothy Olyphant, who plays Marshal Raylan Givens, also starred in the HBO series Deadwood as Sheriff Seth Bullock. Several other actors that appeared in 'Deadwood' make guest appearances in 'Justified': - W. Earl Brown, who played "Dan Dority" in "Deadwood", plays a prisoner who takes two officers hostage in the Marshal's office; - Sean Bridgers ("Johnny Burns") as a would-be assassin of a judge; - Peter Jason ("Con Stapleton") plays an art collector; - Ray McKinnon (Rev. Smith) plays an assassin sent from Miami to kill Raylan; - Brent Sexton ("Harry Manning") plays a sheriff who helps Givens; - Pruitt Taylor Vince ("Mose Manuel") plays a pawn shop owner with ties to the Dixie Mafia; - Jim Beaver ("Ellworth") plays Shelby, a mining operation manager, who then becomes Boyd Crowder's man for sheriff; - Stephen Tobolowsky ("Hugo Jarry") plays Special Agent Barkley, an FBI agent who has an adversarial relationship with Raylan; - Gerald McRaney ("George Hearst") plays Josiah, a former cohort of Arlo Givens on house arrest
- The pilot was filmed in Pennsylvania. The rest of the series is filmed in Los Angeles County, California.
- The character of Theo Tonin was supposed to be back for season four, but Adam Arkin was too busy directing episodes of The Americans, so the writers had to create his subordinate Nicky Augustine.