Into the West

  • 2005
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

An ambitious six-part miniseries detailing the exploration of the American West, tracing the clash of cultures between pioneers and Native Americans. The series (Steven Spielberg is among its executive producers) begins in 1825 and delves into the Gold Rush.

Season 1, Episode 1 Wheel to the Stars

First Aired: June 9, 2005

A telling of American Western exploration begins with a Lakota-tribe holy man (Simon R. Baker) envisioning the white man's arrival. Meanwhile, a young Virginian (Matthew Settle) migrates to California by teaming with a band of mountain men, headed by rugged Jedediah Smith (Josh Brolin). Will Patton, Gary Busey. Steven Spielberg executive produced the epic six-part series.

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  • Premiered: June 10, 2005
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: An ambitious six-part miniseries detailing the exploration of the American West, tracing the clash of cultures between pioneers and Native Americans. The series (Steven Spielberg is among its executive producers) begins in 1825 and delves into the Gold Rus… (more)

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