While the filming of all the episodes of season 5 is not quite finished yet, the news resounds like a thunderclap within the Yellowstone team. Even if, since last February, it already smelled scorched…
Kevin Costner too busy on his own movie?
Kevin Costner and Taylor Sheridan, creator of the series, would have seriously hung on the number of episodes that Costner should ensure on the current season. At the time, a Paramount Network spokesperson said, "Costner is a big part of Yellowstone and we hope it will be for a long time." At the same time, Kevin Costner's attorney, Marty Singer, called claims that suggested the comedian refused to work more than a week on the second half of Season 5, "an absolute lie."
Matthew McConaughey and all the original cast in a new spin-off series
The news of Kevin Costner's departure comes as rumors of a Yellowstone spin-off series starring Matthew McConaughey, and involving much of the main Yellowstone cast (without Kevin Costner), are being confirmed from side of Paramount Network, and that Costner's wife of over 18 years, Christine Costner, has just filed for divorce. In short, between the series and his wife, the divorce seems inevitable for Costner. Source: etonline.com