Lou Diamond Phillips becomes the latest actor to say goodbye to Longmire Season 6. Filming for the final season of the Western-themed Netflix series is almost complete, and fans are looking forward to the bittersweet conclusion of the story.
Phillips took to Twitter on Saturday to let his fans know that it’s his last day of filming Longmire Season 6. The 55-year-old actor plays Walt Longmire’s (Robert Taylor) best friend and confidant, Henry Standing Bear. He is also the owner of the famous local tavern, Red Pony. During Henry’s appearance in the first few seasons, he maintained a low-key profile, but he became more involved as the seasons progressed.
Other Longmire cast members who have confirmed their last day of filming include Cassidy Freeman, who plays Walt’s daughter, Cady Longmire; Louanne Stephens, who plays sheriff’s office manager, Ruby; Katee Sackhoff, who plays Vic; and Robert Taylor himself. Adam Bartley, who plays “The Ferg” in the series, has been paying tributes to characters who made their recent exits.
Last week, Barry Sloane was confirmed to have shot his last scene for Season 6. Sloane plays the recurring character, Zach, who is Walt’s new deputy. Bartley also paid tribute to Longmire‘s Zahn McClarnon, who plays Chief Mathias. A Martinez, who plays Jacob Nighthorse, also posted on Instagram announcing his final days on the set of Longmire.
— Lou Diamond Phillips (@LouDPhillips) June 30, 2017
As more stars update their fans about the status of Longmire Season 6’s filming, fans are anxious for the new and final season to arrive, although most of them dread the farewell. Longmire had a good run and was a strong show, having been axed previously by its first home network, A&E, before getting picked up by Netflix.
Although followers think it’s a bit disappointing for the series to get canceled so soon, they are still thankful that Netflix gave Longmire the opportunity to have a good ending that fans can enjoy. According to CarterMatt, much of the credit should be given to Longmire Posse Twitter account for keeping fans engaged since the start of the series. The tremendous support was enough for Netflix to keep Longmire running for six seasons.
Longmire Season 6’s filming is almost done. Fans will be able to catch new episodes from the final season on Netflix later this year. While waiting, the Longmire hype goes on with the upcoming Longmire Days, which is said to be bigger than ever, according to Buffalo Bulletin.
The event will run from July 7 to July 9 in Buffalo, Wyoming. There will be different fun events for fans of the franchise, including meet and greets with Taylor and Longmire books author Craig Johnson. Jennifer McCormick, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce’s director of marketing and programs, told the publication that the Longmire Days’ sixth year will be bigger and grander than ever due to old and new events promised.
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