He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime. Every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller, and every fan of crime stories knew his name. George Clooney was an admirer. So were Quentin Tarantino, Saul Bellow and Stephen King and millions of ordinary readers.
In FX’s new drama ‘Justified‘ (March 16, 10 p.m.), Timothy Olyphant takes center stage as Raylan Givens, a quick-drawing U.S. Marshal with a fondness for Stetson hats and a weakness for beautiful women. After successful roles in critically praised ensemble dramas ‘Deadwood,’ and ‘Damages,’ the 41-year-old Olyphant has been handed the big guns this time […]