– Kevin Costner is set to return to “Yellowstone” for Season 5 despite rumors of a pay dispute.
– Both co-creator Taylor Sheridan and Paramount Network have debunked claims of creative differences and disputes over Costner’s salary.
– Filming for Season 5 starts in May 2023.
Despite circulating rumors regarding Kevin Costner leaving the highly successful TV series “Yellowstone” due to pay disputes and creative issues, both Costner and the show’s co-creator, Taylor Sheridan, have confirmed that the actor will be returning for Season 5. According to recent reports, all claims about disagreements, particularly those about Costner’s salary, have been debunked by both parties involved.
Taylor Sheridan, the co-creator of “Yellowstone”, speculates that the baseless rumors may have been started by someone trying to create a villain in the scenario. However, both Sheridan and Paramount Network have confirmed that there are no creative differences between them and Costner. They have also dismissed suggestions about issues surrounding Costner’s pay.
A representative for Costner further emphasized that the actor thoroughly enjoys being a part of “Yellowstone” and affirmed his commitment to the project, saying, “Kevin loves the show, he loves the cast and crew, and he’s excited to continue that journey.” The representative also highlighted that Costner has never been at odds with Sheridan or the Paramount team.
Contrary to the persistent rumors, Costner’s role as John Dutton in the Paramount Network drama has been quite fruitful for his career, earning him critical acclaim and a 2018 Emmy nomination. It is also worth noting that his production company, Treehouse Films, participates in producing “Yellowstone”, strengthening his connection to the project.
As confirmed by Sheridan, filming for the series’ fifth season is slated to commence in May 2023. Fans of the show can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing that their beloved character John Dutton will continue to be portrayed by the talented and committed Kevin Costner.