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“What I can say is that our star, the face of our show and the executive producer, are very confident that he will continue with our show.” During the panel on Yellowstone organized on Saturday evening at Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on the occasion of PaleyFest Keith Coxpresident of development and production at Paramount Network, tackled the thorny topic of future of Kevin Costner in the western TV series. Last February, in fact, the rumor had circulated that Yellowstone could have finished sooner than expected because of organizational conflicts with the interpreter of the patriarch protagonist John Duttonwhich would have required you to work for only one week in the second half of the fifth season, whose filming start date would be according variety still uncertain. Back then, Paramount Network said in a statement that “Kevin Costner is a big part of Yellowstoneand hopefully that will be the case for a long time to come. Thanks to the brilliant mind of Taylor Sheridan, we are always working on franchise expansions of this incredible world that he has created. In addition to the prequels 1883 And 1923, in fact, it would seem that for a new spin-off of Yellowstone Matthew McConaughey, “a phenomenal talent who we would love to collaborate with,” was cast. Meanwhile, the first half of the series’ fifth season wrapped up with a life-threatening battle between Costner’s character and his son Jamie Dutton (played by Wes Bentley).
The panel on Yellowstone of the PaleyFest was supposed to host the protagonist Costner, creator Sheridan, co-stars Kelly Reilly, Cole Hauser, Luke Grimes, Kelsey Asbille, Gil Birmingham, Jackie Weaver and the manufacturer David Glasser. However, a few hours before the event, the expected attendees were replaced by Cox and by Moses Brings Plenty, Dawn Olivieri, Josh Lucas And Wendy Moniz. “I believe Taylor will write the roller coaster, I trust him to. Otherwise why write? Do you write so that everyone feels happy, and feels good about what you just did to them? That’s not why we look at Taylor Sheridan’s work. We look at it because we gasp “I can’t believe this happened. How could she do that?”” she stated she a The Hollywood Reporter Olivieri, who plays the “corporate shark” Sarah Atwood in the TV series and who in the prequel 1883 filled the role of Claire Dutton. “The names will change, the sex factors will shift, Matthew McConaughey will appear, it will simply be what it has to be”. On the red carpet, Plenty also added that he was “not worried about anything” because “the right people are at the helm” of the series, while Moniz defined the expectation of developments on the future of “interesting” Yellowstone: “We wait and listen and want to get back to work, basically.”