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Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery)

Strong and independent, widow Alice Fletcher’s first response when a wounded man shows up at the ranch where she lives with her teen son and Paiute Indian mother in-law is to shoot at him. But she allows him to stay, at first so he can heal, but then because he proves himself useful.
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'Godless' first look: Michelle Dockery and Merritt Wever get their guns

Mandi Bierly
Deputy Editor, Yahoo Entertainment

In Godless, the seven-part Western premiering Nov. 22 on Netflix, a man (Unbroken‘s Jack O’Connell) goes on the run from a gang of outlaws led by his ruthless father figure (The Newsroom‘s Jeff Daniels). He takes refuge at a ranch owned by a widow (Downton Abbey‘s Michelle Dockery) in a town governed mainly by women (specifically Nurse Jackie‘s Merritt Wever). Yahoo Entertainment has your first look at five new character portraits — and a sneak peek at the series, from writer/director Scott Frank, Steven Soderbergh, and executive producer Casey Silver.