gold stone will officially end after the final season of the fifth episode premieres in November.
Paramount’s cancellation of the Western hit series comes months after it was rumored that the series’ director Kevin Costner was leaving amid rumors that he’d locked his head with creator Taylor Sheridan.
It is reported that the actor’s filming schedule for another project has left gold stone crew with minimal time to complete filming.
Costner’s attorney denied the claim at the time, stating: “The idea that Kevin is only available to work a week into the second half of season five of gold stone is an absolute lie.”
It has been confirmed that Sheridan is working on a side story. While details about the sequel’s cast and plot are still shrouded in secrecy, it’s been reported that Matthew McConaughey will play the lead role.
“gold stone was the platform on which we launched an entire universe of global hits – from 1883 ARRIVE King Tulsaand i’m confident gold stone Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of Showtime and MTV Entertainment Studios, said the sequel will be another huge hit, thanks to the amazing creativity of Taylor Sheridan and our incredible cast, who brought these programs to life.
“The story of Dutton continues, where to begin gold stone leave in another epic story. We are excited to bring this new journey to audiences around the world,” said David Glasser, CEO of 101 Studios.
Over the course of five seasons, the hit TV series has followed the Dutton family as sixth-generation patriarch John (Costner) battles to preserve the family’s vast Montana cattle ranch against the expansion of a new town. border town, Native American reserve, and America’s first national park.
Earlier this week, Costner’s wife, 18-year-old Christine Baumgartner, filed for divorce. The two share three children 12, 14 and 15 years old.
gold stone will premiere the final episodes on November 13 on Peacock in the US and the following day on Apple TV Plus in the UK.