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The New Mexico Film Office Announces Max/Warner Bros. Television Series “Duster” is Currently in Production in New Mexico

Santa Fe, N.M. - New Mexico Film Office Director Amber Dodson announced today that the Max Original/Warner Bros. Television series “Duster” has begun filming around Albuquerque, Moriarty, Belen, Gallup, Sandia Pueblo, and Laguna Pueblo areas.

The production will employ over 4,000 New Mexicans – approximately 4,000 as background talent, 350 resident crew members, and 50 principal actors.

“Duster” is a crime drama set in 1972 where the first Black female FBI agent ventures to the Southwest and recruits a gutsy getaway driver in a bold effort to take down a growing crime syndicate. The series is executive produced by J.J Abrams (“Lost”), LaToya Morgan (“The Walking Dead”), and Rachel Rusch Rich (“Castle Rock”). J.J. Abrams and LaToya Morgan wrote the first two episodes that Steph Green (“The L Word”) directed and executive produced.

Josh Holloway (“Lost”) and Rachel Hilson (“This is Us”) will star alongside Keith David (“The Princess and the Frog”), Sydney Elisabeth (“The Last O.G.”), Greg Grunberg (“Alias”), Camille Guaty (“Ghosts of Girlfriends Past”), Asivak Koostachin (“Montana Story”), Adriana Aluna Martinez, and Benjamin Charles Watson (“Designated Survivor”). Corbin Bernsen (“City on a Hill”), Gail O’Grady (“Criminal Minds”) and Evan Jones (“Midnight Texas”) guest star.

Duster is produced by Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Morgan’s TinkerToy Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television for Max.


Year: 2023

Project Type: TV Series

Status: In Production

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Studio: Bad Robot Productions

Producer: J.J Abrams, LaToya Morgan, Rachel Rusch Rich, Steph Green

Director: Steph Green

Cast: Josh Holloway, Rachel Hilson, Keith David, Sydney Elisabeth, Greg Grunberg, Camille Guaty, Asivak Koostachin, Adriana Aluna Martinez, Benjamin Charles Watson, Corbin Bernsen, Gail O’Grady, Evan Jones

  • Albuquerque
  • Moriarty
  • Belen
  • Gallup
  • Sandia Pueblo
  • Laguna Pueblo
  • Peralta