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Texas Rising 

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The story of how the Texas Rangers were created.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bill Paxton ...  Sam Houston 5 episodes, 2015
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ...  'Deaf' Smith 5 episodes, 2015
Olivier Martinez ...  Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna 5 episodes, 2015
Thomas Jane ...  James Wykoff 5 episodes, 2015
Crispin Glover ...  Mosley Baker 5 episodes, 2015
Jeremy Davies ...  Ephraim Knowles 5 episodes, 2015
Rhys Coiro ...  Vern Elwood 5 episodes, 2015
Christopher McDonald ...  Henry Karnes 5 episodes, 2015
Max Thieriot ...  Jack Hays 5 episodes, 2015
Cynthia Addai-Robinson ...  Emily West 5 episodes, 2015
Robert Knepper ...  Empresario Buckley 5 episodes, 2015
Chad Michael Murray ...  Mirabeau Lamar 5 episodes, 2015
Jeff Fahey ...  Thomas Rusk 5 episodes, 2015
Sarah Jones ...  Pauline Wykoff 5 episodes, 2015
Joe Egender ...  Beans Wilkins 5 episodes, 2015
Robert Baker ...  Big Foot Wallace 5 episodes, 2015
Stephen Monroe Taylor ...  Gator Davis 5 episodes, 2015
Trevor Donovan ...  Kit Acklin 5 episodes, 2015
Rob Morrow ...  Colonel James Fannin 5 episodes, 2015
Kris Kristofferson ...  Andrew Jackson 5 episodes, 2015
Brendan Fraser ...  Billy Anderson 5 episodes, 2015
Ray Liotta ...  Lorca 5 episodes, 2015
Gerardo Taracena ...  Manuel Flores 5 episodes, 2015
Raúl Méndez ...  Juan Seguin 5 episodes, 2015
Jacob Lofland ...  Colby Pit 5 episodes, 2015
Antonio de la Vega ...  Almonte 5 episodes, 2015
Darrell Fetty ...  Doc Ewing 5 episodes, 2015
Harold Torres ...  Portilla 5 episodes, 2015
Horacio Garcia Rojas ...  Buffalo Hump 5 episodes, 2015
Vico Escorcia ...  Sarah Ewing 5 episodes, 2015
Mayra Serbulo Mayra Serbulo ...  Guadalupe 5 episodes, 2015
John Elvis John Elvis ...  Yellow Knife 5 episodes, 2015
Johnathon Schaech ...  Colonel Sherman 5 episodes, 2015
Paula Romo Paula Romo ...  Emilia 5 episodes, 2015
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A depiction of the rise of Texas from the Battle of the Alamo to San Jacinto. A story told through the lives of the men who gave everything up to defend an infant country from a ruthless Dictator and Native Americans, and paved the way for the Republic of Texas to emerge. Written by jblueboy

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Taglines:

Don't mess with Texas

Genres:

Drama | History | Western

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Texas Rising See more »

Filming Locations:

Durango, Mexico

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Many of the extras are wearing clothing that is over forty years too early. See more »

Goofs

None of the landscape resembles the Texas areas portrayed in this series. There are no mountains between San Antonio and Houston. Filming occurred in Mexico. See more »

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Follows Texas Rising: The Lost Soldier (2015) See more »

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Is the History Channel for real with this?
1 June 2015 | by sarahkhowardSee all my reviews

I started watching this with very high hopes. As a proud Texan I was happy that the rest of the nation would get to learn more about our history, not just that there was a massacre at the Alamo but the whole story of the fight for Texas freedom.

HOW WRONG I WAS. The History Channel has taken Texas history and made it into a truly God-awful soap opera with a few historical names and events sprinkled in here and there. The facts are so washed out that this shouldn't even be called history. The least the History Channel could have done was film in Texas!! Its like they just said "F*ck it, everyone thinks Texas looks like this anyways" This is such a poor and vapid representation of the struggles that men and women went through for the republic of Texas. The History Channel can not seriously be expecting people to believe this is really how it happened.

I may not be a historian but I have done more than my fair share of research on Texas history and I do not recall Santa Anna having a French accent. Someone must have been drunk when casting some of these characters. And the story line skims over most of the characters, not really giving the audience to know who they were or why they are important to the story-line. The writers end up losing many important figures by simply trying to fit too many into this letdown of a TV series. Sad really. Quantity over quality it seems.

The only shining light this series has is Brendan Fraser and the truly terrifying Ray Liotta. They make this worth watching.


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