Katee Sackhoff drama 'Longmire' picked up by A&E
Former 'Battlestar Galactica' star joins Robert Taylor, Lou Diamond Phillips
"Battlestar Galactica" star Katee Sackhoff is returning to TV. A&E has ordered the crime thriller "Longmire" to series, granting it an initial run of ten episodes.
"Longmire," based on the novel series by Craig Allen Johnson, centers on a recently widowed sheriff (Taylor) in small-town Wyoming, where a young deputy (Sackhoff) has recently been transplanted from the big city.
Greg Yaitanes ("House") will direct, with Hunt Baldwin, John Coveny and Johnson writing.