Walker: Independence is “an origin story set in the late 1800s that follows Abby Walker, an affluent Bostonian whose husband is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins, a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt’s journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams. Our newfound family will struggle with the changing world around them, while becoming agents of change themselves in a town where nothing is what it seems.”
Chambers will play Gus, the deputy sheriff in independence “with eyes filled with a world of experience.. Polite, careful, even-tempered, and genuinely willing to help, he’s not giving out his opinion of his new boss, Tom Davidson, to anyone.”
The pilot also stars Matt Barr, Lawrence Kao, Greg Hovanessian and Justin Johnson Cortez.
Seamus Fahey wrote the pilot based on a story he co-wrote with Anna Fricke. Both are executive producers, along with Padalecki, Dan Lin, Lindsey Liberatore and Laura Terry. Larry Teng directs and EPs.
STUDIO: CBS Studios