Paramount Network Gives Green Light To Original Unscripted Series Yellowstone
Although the planned program will not be scripted, Academy Award-nominated Sicario screenwriter Taylor Sheridan will serve as a writer for the series in addition to directing it. The Weinstein Company will work with Fight Club producers John and Art Linson as executive producers. Describing the show as “both timely and timeless”, Sheridan said he felt “grateful” that Paramount picked it up for production.
The series will not make its debut on the network until the summer of 2018, but Paramount has already committed to 10 hour-long episodes. Whether the company will decide to continue with the program after its initial run remains to be seen.
Per Comingsoon.net, the source of this story:
Yellowstone follows the Dutton family, led by John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those it borders – land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park. It is an intense study of a violent world far from media scrutiny – where land grabs make developers billions, and politicians are bought and sold by the world’s largest oil and lumber corporations. Where drinking water poisoned by fracking wells and unsolved murders are not news: they are a consequence of living in the new frontier.
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