Netflix Turns New Mexico Into Texas For New Series
May 28, 2024 |
By Dani Dudek
University of New Mexico

A video circulating on Instagram shows the University of New Mexico rebranded as the University of Texas. Wondering what’s going on? We’ve got the answer!

Netflix Turns New Mexico Into Texas For New Series

The new Netflix series called Ransom Canyon is a romance-fueled family drama and contemporary Western saga that charts the intersecting lives of three ranching families. Set against the rugged expanse of Texas Hill Country, the series is being shot in New Mexico.

Albuquerque and Las Vegas (NM) double for Texas in the10-part series filming through June, according to the New Mexico Film Office.

The series stars Josh Duhamel and Minka Kelly. Duhamel plays the owner and sole occupant of the sprawling Double K Ranch who is leading the charge to resist outside forces threatening his way of life and the land that he loves. Meanwhile, Kelly plays a New York concert pianist who retruns to Ransom Canyon to carve out a new path. 

Minka Kelly and Josh Duhamel headshots courtesy of Netflix.

Duhamel previously starred in the television film The Lost Husband which was filmed in the Wimberley area. Kelly is best known for her role as Lyla Garrity on Friday Night Lights.

Other cast members include James Brolin, Eoin Macken, Lizzy Greene, Marianly Tejada, Jack Schumacher, Garrett Wareing and Andrew Liner.

Here is the afore mentioned video on Instagram:

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