The article discusses the upcoming series "Lawmen: Bass Reeves" and its connection to the Yellowstone franchise. It is a historical American Western series depicting the life of Bass Reeves, the first black Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi River. The cast includes David Oyelowo, Dennis Quaid, Forest Goodluck, and others. The main connection between Lawmen: Bass Reeves and Yellowstone is Taylor Sheridan, who acts as an executive producer on both shows. Although Lawmen: Bass Reeves is not a direct spinoff, it is tied to the Yellowstone universe due to its creators and themes. It is set in the same era as the Yellowstone spinoff "1883."