Apart from the happy news of Longmire being renewed by Netflix, there is another news that will be well appreciated by the fans. It has been renewed that Netflix has decided to make the episodes longer. It is believed that each of the 10 episodes in Longmire Season 5 will have an additional airtime of 20 minutes, which will make the episodes an hour long.
Christian Today, reported that Lou Diamond Phillips, said that the decision of exceeding the airtime is much welcomed by the fans and the actors in Longmire Season 5. With each episode now running for an hour, the series will have more airtime to develop the backstory for minor characters.
Lou Diamond plays the role of Don Lucho in Longmire Season 5 and he is happy because it means his character will have more time to develop on screen instead of being edited out.
Tony Tost, the writer for the series had tweeted that he had finished watching Longmire Season 5 and could now sit down to start writing Season 5. He has teased fans saying that the episodes in Longmire Season 5 will be more dramatic and dark.
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