Yellow: According to a recent report from the Associated Press, the beloved western TV series “Yellowstone” starring Kevin Costner is set to conclude this autumn, only to be followed up almost immediately with a sequel. The exact details surrounding the new series remain shrouded in secrecy, adding to the intrigue and excitement for fans.
As per the announcement made by Paramount on Friday, the currently unnamed sequel is scheduled to air on the same cable network as its predecessor in December. The show’s creator, Taylor Sheridan, has been credited with much of the program’s success, alongside the stellar performance of Costner in the role of Montana rancher John Dutton.
The fifth season of “Yellowstone” debuted last November to widespread acclaim, with an impressive 12.1 million viewers tuning in on the night of its premiere. Notably, this figure represented more viewers than any other scripted series managed to achieve last fall, a particularly noteworthy achievement given the show’s cable network status.
Last autumn, in an interview with The Associated Press, Kevin Costner expressed his pride in the success of “Yellowstone,” noting that the show had managed to gain a substantial following through its own merits, despite not being an instant hit upon its initial release.
As per the recent announcement from Paramount, “Yellowstone” is set to come to a close with new episodes airing this November. However, the exact number of episodes that will comprise the show’s final season has not yet been revealed to the public.
While the show’s future may be uncertain, it has been confirmed that the final episodes have yet to be filmed. Furthermore, there has been speculation in the media that Costner may not be involved in the show’s conclusion, with reports indicating that the actor may be considering an exit from the series.
Paramount declined to comment on rumors regarding Kevin Costner’s potential departure from “Yellowstone,” with a spokesperson merely stating that the actor remains an integral part of the show and the network hopes he will remain involved for the foreseeable future.
David Glasser, the CEO of 101 Studios, which produces “Yellowstone” in conjunction with MTV Entertainment, has confirmed that the new series will continue the story in another epic tale that picks up where the original series left off.
Although the new series has yet to be given a title, it will include the word “Yellowstone,” an important distinction from previous spinoff series like “1883” and “1923.”
Despite rumors to the contrary, Paramount has denied reports that Matthew McConaughey has been signed to star in the upcoming sequel. However, a spokesperson for the network did praise McConaughey’s talents and expressed a desire to work with him in the future.