Dogs Reservation coming soon to FX. The network picked up the half-hour comedy series from Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi. The series follows four Native American teenagers, who live in rural Oklahoma, as they fight and commit crimes. D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Devery Jacobs, Paulina Alexis and Lane Factor star in the comedy.
FX revealed more about the new series in a press release.
“FX ordered Dogs Reservation, a half-hour comedy series from Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi, was announced by Nick Grad, President, Original Programming, FX Entertainment.
Dogs Reservation follows four native teenagers from rural Oklahoma who spend their days committing crimes… and fighting them.
The pilot, written by Harjo (08/11/16, Barking of water, Four leaves in the wind) and Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows, Jojo Rabbit, Thor: Ragnarok), was directed by Harjo and shot in Okmulgee, Okla. The series will be produced by Harjo, Waititi and Garrett Basch (What we do in the shadows the night of). Reservation Dogs is produced by FX Productions.
“Sterlin Harjo draws deeply on his experiences as an Oklahoman native to make Reservation Dogs a realistic and incredibly funny story of youth, courage and misfortune,” Grad said. “Taika Waititi lends his considerable talents to the series, helping Sterlin and their creative partner Garrett Basch produce a unique and original series that audiences can’t wait to see.”
“As longtime friends, it was only natural that Taika and I would find a project together, and what could be better than a show that celebrates the complementary storytelling styles of our Indigenous communities – mine in Oklahoma and Taika’s. in Aotearoa, ”Harjo said. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to tell the story of Reservation Dogs with our amazing cast and crew, Garrett Basch, and the entire FX team.”
What do you think? Are you planning to discover the new Dogs Reservation TV series on FX?