UPDATE 5/8/12:( After a promising report that Tin Star had not been kicked to the curb and effectively maintained a pulse upon delivery to its network earlier in the year, the prospective series, Tin Star has now gone the way of another New Mexico/TNT Network pilot; The Rabbit Factory pilot filmed here back in 2010.
Here is the full scoop on the dump from Deadline.
GATEWAY, the Western television series pilot Warner Horizon Television filmed in New Mexico under the name “Tin Star” last fall, has reportedly received the greenlight.
According to a December 2011 press release, TNT had ordered a slew of new shows aimed to fill the 2012-2013 season, and now our sources tell us that we can expect the series to return for regular production.
Gateway is a “Western saga revolving around three brothers who step in to save their town when their father, the town sheriff, is murdered. The brothers are pitted against a corrupt cattle baron who is determined to make the town his own. The cast includes 1Cam Gigandet, Keir O’Donnell, David Denman, 4Karen Allen, Ana De La Reguera, 2Keith Carradine, 3Donal Logue, Shanno Lucio, Eric Lang, Anthony Lapaglia and Bill Sadler.”
The TNT show is expected to join the A&E western drama series, LONGMIRE now in pre-production right here in New Mexico!