Paramount announced that Sam Elliott volition prima alongside Tim McGraw and Faith Hill successful the service’s upcoming archetypal bid 1883. Created by Taylor Sheridan, 1883 is the the prequel to the Emmy® nominated “Yellowstone.” 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions volition service arsenic accumulation partners connected the series.
1883 follows the Dutton household arsenic they embark connected a travel westbound done the Great Plains toward the past bastion of untamed America. It is simply a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an aggravated survey of 1 household fleeing poorness to question a amended aboriginal successful America’s promised onshore — Montana.
Elliott is acceptable to play Shea Brennan, a pugnacious arsenic nails, handsome cowboy with immense sadness successful his past. He has the herculean task of guiding a radical from Texas to Montana, and helium does not endure fools. McGraw and Hill volition represent James and Margaret Dutton, the patriarch and matriarch of the Dutton family, respectively. Additional formed to beryllium announced.
“It each starts with the writing, and Taylor Sheridan is simply a superb writer,” said Elliott. “I deliberation the occidental genre speaks intelligibly to some of us. The classical struggles of antheral against man, antheral against nature, and antheral against himself. It’s each there, successful 1883, and I’m honored to beryllium a portion of it.”
“This is genuinely a imagination job,” said Tim McGraw. “Taylor has recovered a mode of storytelling that brilliantly creates these epic dramas and household sagas with truthful overmuch extent and creativity. The Duttons are tremendous characters and it’s truthful thrilling to beryllium capable to bring them to life. As a kid increasing up riding horses, you deliberation astir imagination jobs similar this and I americium conscionable truthful excited to enactment with this astonishing formed and crew.”
“This is the accidental of a lifetime,” said Faith Hill. “The Duttons are a formidable household and it is an implicit imagination to bring specified a beardown pistillate quality similar Margaret Dutton to life. I americium humbled and honored to enactment with Taylor and his full team.”
“‘Yellowstone’ is simply a monolithic deed amusement with tens of millions of fans – with ‘1883,” we are taking those fans backmost to the root story, and successful the process, turning the ‘Yellowstone’ satellite into a planetary deed franchise to substance the maturation of Paramount+,” said Chris McCarthy, President/CEO, MTV Entertainment Group. “We are thrilled to person Sam, Tim and Faith arsenic the stars of Taylor Sheridan’s caller bid exclusively for Paramount+ astir the world.”
“We are thrilled to person Academy Award nominee and acting fable Sam and hugely talented, award-winning artists Faith and Tim each articulation the Taylor Sheridan universe,” said David Glasser, CEO of 101 Studios. “Taylor’s proven his immense capableness of creating captivating characters and immersive worlds and there’s nary objection present with 1883 and Sam, Faith and Tim’s characters. We are looking guardant to this further enlargement of the satellite of Yellowstone and bringing it to audiences everywhere.”
Elliott received an Academy Award information and a National Board of Review Award for his show successful “A Star Is Born.” His galore different movie credits see “The Big Lebowski,” “Tombstone” and “The Contender.” On television, his credits see a Critics Choice-award-winning show successful “Justified” arsenic good arsenic “Parks & Rec,” “The Ranch” and the upcoming “MacGruber.”
McGraw has sold much than 80 cardinal records worldwide and his erstwhile acting credits see “Friday Night Lights” and the Academy Award nominated movie “The Blind Side.”
Hill sold implicit 40 cardinal albums globally, and astir precocious starred successful the critically acclaimed indie diagnostic “Dixieland.”