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Paramount Networks president says they're 'very confident' Kevin Costner will stay in 'Yellowstone'

Saturday night Yellowstone Panel Discussion, Paramount Networks President of Development and Production Keith Keith Cox, addressed the elephant in the room about star Kevin Costner and the future of the show.

“All I can say is that our star, the face and executive producer of our show, is very confident that he will continue our show,” Cox said in a statement. Dolby Theater, in front of hundreds of fans, they made an enthusiastic response.

In February, it was reported that the network may

seek to end Yellowstone Sooner rather than later due to scheduling conflicts with Costner, who plays the patriarch John Dutton, who reportedly asked to only work week. The first half of the season aired on January 1st with the midseason finale , and the second half returns this summer. The episode featured a potentially deadly battle between Costner’s character and his son (played by Wes Bentley).

It has been revealed that Matthew McConaughey will star in A spin-off series from Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan, regardless of Costner’s role in the series How about the role in .

Amid the news about Costner’s future, Paramount Networks released this statement: “We have nothing to report. Kevin · Kevin Costner is a big part of Yellowstone and we hope to be for a long time to come. Thanks to Taylor Sheridan for the Brilliant and brilliant, we’ve been committed to expanding the franchise in this incredible world he’s built. Matthew McConaughey is an extraordinary talent and we’d love to work with him.”

Saturday night’s panel was scheduled to feature Costner, Sheridan and co-stars Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Cole Hauser, Luke Grimes, Kelsey Asbille, Gil Birmingham, Jacki Weaver and executive producer David Glasser. However, just hours before the event, the lineup was completely changed and replaced by Cox, Moses Brings Plenty, Dawn Olivieri , Josh Lucas and Wendy Moniz.

spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about Costner’s situation on the red carpet, Plenty says he’s “not worried about anything” because the series has “the right people [are] at the helm”. He continued, “Kevin is such a big part of the show and hopefully for a long time.”

Moniz says navigating the show’s uncertain state is “fun ’, he said, “Basically, we’ve been waiting and listening and wanting to get back to work.”

Olivier who plays dodgy corporate shark and newcomer Sarah Riley said of the show’s possible end sooner: “I believe Tyler will write the roller coaster, and I can trust him to do that. Because why are you writing? You write to make everyone happy, and they’re just as good to you as you are.” Feeling good about what they did? That’s not why we watch Taylor Sheridan. We watch it because we go [gasp] ‘I can’t believe this happened. How could he do that?’”

The actress played Claire Dutton in the Yellowstone limited prequel , joking, “Names will change, heat factors will change, Matthew McConnell Na

During the panel, Lucas spoke about the show’s enduring popularity – the series set on a ranch with Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez is one of its fanbases – as an example of how coastal cities underestimate the vibrancy and diversity that middle America has to offer.

Specific The western, American, white male image of what’s going on in this country right now, actually the show presents so many conflicting ideas at the same time, that’s why I think the show is actually about America and not the red state ,”He said. “It’s presenting so many different points of view at once, and they’re in conflict, and they’re alive, and the problem with what Coastal is doing to Central America is that they reduce it to a single idea. This show is about family, It’s about love, and it’s about the idea of ​​America — past, present and future.”



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