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PREMIERE: David E. Kelley’s BIG SKY With Ryan Phillippe, Katheryn Winnick & Kylie Bunbury Debuts on ABC

Big Sky

Update: In a shocking cliffhanger Ryan Phillippe’s Cody Hoyt is shot dead by John Carroll Lynch’s Montana state trooper Rick Legarski.

David E. Kelley’s new drama series Big Sky premieres tonight on ABC with some recognizable footage of B.C. playing Montana.

Filming dates: August 27th – January 13th, 2021.

Related: David E Kelley’s Big Sky Drama Series For ABC Starts Filming in Vancouver.

From visionary storyteller David E. Kelley comes Big Sky, a thriller adapted from C.J. Box book series. Kelley will write multiple episodes and serve as showrunner in its premiere season.

Private detectives Cassie Dewell (Kylie Bunbury) and Cody Hoyt  (Ryan Phillippe) join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt (Katheryn Winnick ), to search for two sisters (Natalie Alyn Lind & Jade Pettyjohn) who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.

Cast: Ryan Phillippe, Katheryn Winnick, Kylie Bunbury, John Carroll Lynch, Dedee Pfeiffer, Brian Geraghty, Natalie Alyn Lind, Jesse James Keitel,  Jade Pettyjohn, Valerie Mahaffey.


Natalie Alyn Lind is Danielle Sullivan, the older of the two kidnapped sisters/Jade Pettyjohn (Little Fires Everywhere) is Grace Sullivan, the younger of the two kidnapped sisters.


Ryan Phillippe is private detective Cody Hoyt.

Katheryn Winnick (Vikings) is ex-cop Jenny Hoyt and Cody’s estranged wife.

Kylie Bunbury is private detective Cassie Dewell.

John Carroll Lynch is Montana state trooper Rick Legarski.

Brian Geraghty is long haul-trucker Ronald Pergman, with a disturbing dark side.

Valerie Mahaffey is his mother Helen Pergman .

Jesse James Keitel is Jerrie Kennedy, who works highway truck stops as a prostitute.

Dedee Pfeiffer is Denise Brisbane.

Gage Marsh is Justin Hoyt, Cody and Jenny’s son and Danielle Sullivan’s boyfriend.

Related: David E Kelley’s Big Sky Series For ABC Shifts Production This Summer to Vancouver From the U.S.

Where is Big Sky filming?

In Sunset Marina on the Sea to Sky Highway.

In Fort Langley as Helena, Montana.

In the North Vancouver mountains: Lower Seymour Conservation Area.

In Delta for Montana state trooper Rick Legarski’s house.

Delta Optimist photo.

When does it premiere?

Related: The Good Doctor, A Million Little Things and Big Sky Get November Premieres on ABC.

Big Sky premieres Tuesday, November 17th,on ABC.


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