Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Godless’ Gets Premiere Date, First-Look Images at Netflix

Steven Soderbergh's 'Godless' Gets Premiere Date
Netflix

“Godless,” a new seven-part original limited series from creator Steven Soderbergh, will premiere on Netflix Nov. 22.

The western stars Jeff Daniels as notorious criminal Frank Griffin, who, along with his band of outlaws, is on a mission of revenge against Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell), who betrayed Griffin and his men. While on the run, Roy seeks refuge with hardened widower Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery), an outcast herself, in the worn-down, isolated mining town of La Belle, N.M., which is governed mainly by women. When word reaches La Belle that Griffin is headed their way, the town bands together to defend itself against the murderous gang in a lawless western frontier.

“Godless” is exec produced by Casey Silver and Soderbergh and written and directed by Scott Frank, who is also an executive producer.

The series marks Daniels’ first television appearance since 2014, when he appeared as Will McAvoy in HBO’s “The Newsroom.” It’s also Netflix’s first original venture into the Western arena, a genre that competitors Amazon and Hulu have not entered as of yet.

Related

Joan Didion Documentary

Netflix to Release Gay Talese, Joan Didion Documentaries

Soderbergh’s other recent projects include “Logan Lucky,” starring Channing Tatum, and “Ocean’s Eight,” an all-female spin-off of his original “Ocean’s” series.

Check out first-look photos from the show below.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 6

Leave a Reply

6 Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Caitlin says:

    Women whose spouses have died are usually referred to as “widows”, not “widowers”. Looking for work if you need an editor… 😉✌🏻

  2. Jack O’Donnell says:

    It’s Jack O’Connell

  3. Eric Aldersen says:

    Scott Frank wrote it. Scott Frank directed it. Scott Frank is one of the best writers of our generation, and yet it’s Steven Soderburgh’s GODLESS? That’s truly idiodic, Variety.

  4. loco73 says:

    Where is that “Deadwood” movie we’ve been waiting for…ever…?

  5. Fred says:

    Didn’t Adam Sandlers Ridiculous 6 count as Netflix first Western?

  6. ShowBizNsider says:

    If this series is written by Scott Frank, directed by Scott Frank, and executive produced by Scott Frank, why does the article’s headline refer to it as “Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Godless’”?

More TV News from Variety

Loading