YELLOWSTONE, Kevin Costner, One Hundred Years Is Nothing', (Season 5, ep. 501, aired Nov. 13, 2022). photo: Paramount Network / Courtesy Everett Collection

Is “Yellowstone” ending? Fans of the beloved Paramount Network collection have been fearful the finish of the Montana-set drama is close to, all due to a report revealed by Deadline on Feb. 6. The outlet reported that collection co-creator and showrunner Taylor Sheridan and Paramount Network are transferring towards concluding the present in its present kind. But, the outlet added, there could be a “franchise extension” that may preserve the story of the Dutton household going, with (*5*) becoming a member of the present as the new star. Deadline mentioned it was unclear which members of the present forged would carry over to the potential new collection. Kevin Costner

, who at present stars as John Dutton III, would even be leaving, Deadline claimed.

Paramount, nevertheless, denied the report back to Deadline and in an announcement to POPSUGAR. “We haven’t any information to report. Kevin Costner is an enormous half of ‘Yellowstone’ and we hope that is the case for a very long time to return. Thanks to the good thoughts of Taylor Sheridan, we’re all the time engaged on franchise expansions of this unimaginable world he has constructed. Matthew McConaughey is an exceptional expertise with whom we might like to accomplice,” a spokesperson instructed POPSUGAR.

For his half, Sheridan continues to have a robust relationship with Paramount and has already expanded the “Yellowstone” universe with two prequel collection — “1883” and “1923” — for Paramount+. “1923,” which stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, has been renewed for season two. Meanwhile, the second half of “Yellowstone”‘s fifth season is ready to premiere on Paramount Network in summer season 2023.

Sheridan has additionally created different exhibits for Paramount+, together with “Mayor of Kingstown,” and “Tulsa King.” He’s behind two further upcoming collection for the streamer, as properly: “Lioness” starring Zoe Saldaña and Nicole Kidman, and “Bass Reeves,” starring David Oyelowo and Dennis Quaid and itself an offshoot of “1883.” So even when “Yellowstone” correct ends, there’ll nonetheless be many more shows like it to return.

Is Kevin Costner Leaving “Yellowstone?”

Deadline mentioned that Costner’s concern lies along with his filming schedule. The actor had allegedly restricted himself to 65 days of capturing for the first half of the fifth season, however he solely wished to movie for 50. For half two of the season, Deadline mentioned he solely wished to spend one week capturing, which has induced points. Costner has not commented on the report.

The collection additionally stars Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille and Gil Birmingham. Costner won a Golden Globe for his efficiency on the present again in January.

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