Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS
Exclusive

‘Yellowstone’ Cast Members' Morale Crumbling As Producers Keep Them In The Dark About Kevin Costner’s Return: Sources

yellowstone kevin costner cast drama taylor sheridan frustrated ego filming season  pp
Source: MEGA

Apr. 18 2023, Published 1:30 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

The cast members of Yellowstone are starting to lose morale as they are unsure when and if they will return to filming — as Kevin Costner and creator Taylor Sheridan beef rages on, RadarOnline.com has learned.

As we previously reported, the cast has yet to film the second half of season five. Sources claim there are six episodes that need to be filmed but Costner has failed to provide a substantial amount of days to shoot.

Article continues below advertisement
kevin costner debating leaving  million yellowstone paycheck behind pp
Source: MEGA

Costner has been busy filming a new film Horizon and sources said he hasn’t been focused on Yellowstone. Another insider claimed the actor and Sheridan have been fighting behind the scenes for years.

“Because Kevin didn’t want to work, everybody had to stop working,” said a source. “Now nobody knows if he’s ever coming back and whether they’ll still have jobs if he doesn’t. And nobody is happy about it!”

Article continues below advertisement
kevin costner paramount pp
Source: Paramount Plus
Article continues below advertisement

Sources said morale has been crumbling among cast members because they’ve been left in the dark over the 68-year-old star’s negotiations with producers.

Another insider told the NY Post that producers recently decided Yellowstone will end after season five despite previous plans to have Matthew McConaughey take over for Costner.

Article continues below advertisement
kevin costners wife quit yellowstone divorce
Source: MEGA
MORE ON:
Kevin Costner
Article continues below advertisement

The outlet said there is no date for filming or release date set. Another source claimed, “We’re hoping it will be worked out. It’s too big a show for things not to be worked out.”

“Hopefully Kevin will return for the remaining episodes if everyone works together, but it looks like ‘Yellowstone’ will end after this season,” the source added.

Article continues below advertisement

“Only Taylor truly knows what is going on,” the insider explained.

Previously, Costner’s attorney Marty Singer has denied claims his client was causing trouble with production. A source claimed Costner was ready to film earlier this year but Sheridan had no scripts ready.

Article continues below advertisement
kevin costner pp
Source: MEGA
Article continues below advertisement

“Kevin’s been extremely cooperative with working with Taylor and his production company, 101 Studios. They were supposed to shoot the second chapter of Season 5 late last year, but they just didn’t have the scripts,” a source told the NY Post.

“Taylor is overburdened and Kevin made himself available at the beginning of the year, but again, nothing was ready,” the source added. “Kevin had already committed to making his other movies. He had given the producers his schedule.”

They added, “In the entertainment industry, you can’t keep yourself in a holding pattern and available while the producers are not getting their act together with the scripts. There was nothing to shoot.”

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.