Information broke in Could 2023 that the neo-western drama’s fifth season, the primary half of which debuted in November 2022, will be its last. An untitled sequel is already within the works.
“Yellowstone has been the cornerstone on which we’ve got launched a complete universe of worldwide hits — from 1883 to Tulsa King, and I’m assured our Yellowstone sequel shall be one other huge hit, due to the sensible artistic thoughts of Taylor Sheridan and our unimaginable casts who convey these exhibits to life,” Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of Showtime/MTV Leisure Studios, mentioned in an announcement on the time.
The announcement got here amid hypothesis that Costner — who performs patriarch John Dutton III within the present — has been holding up production of the second half of season 5.
“The concept Kevin was solely prepared to work one week on the second half of season 5 of Yellowstone is an absolute lie,” mentioned the lawyer. “It’s ridiculous — and anybody suggesting it shouldn’t be believed for one second. As everybody who is aware of something about Kevin is properly conscious, he’s extremely passionate in regards to the present and has all the time gone manner above and past to make sure its success.”
A rep for Paramount additionally addressed the allegations in an announcement, noting, “As we beforehand said, Kevin has been a key element of the success of our Yellowstone sequence, and we hope that continues from right here on out.”
Regardless of hypothesis of unhealthy blood between Costner and Sheridan, the Waterworld actor is maintaining his head up and devoting consideration to his new western movie, Horizon.
“We’re deep into the manufacturing of #HorizonFilm. And, I’ve to let you know, I haven’t felt this fashion a few film since we have been making Dances With Wolves,” the Subject of Desires actor — whose spouse, Christine Baumgartner, filed for divorce in Could 2023 — wrote alongside a photograph of his director’s chair on set, referencing his 1990 directorial debut, which earned him an Oscar for Greatest Director. “Can’t wait to share it with all of you.”
Reilly, in the meantime — who performs Costner’s daughter, Beth Dutton, on Yellowstone — is at present filming the coming-of-age-film Little Wing. In April, she shared an Instagram selfie along with her costar Brian Cox. “Working with this legend isn’t any enjoyable in any respect,” she captioned the snap.
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