Everything You Need to Know About the New ‘Yellowstone’ Prequel Series ‘1923’
Yellowstone fans are going to have a blast. If you enjoyed watching the Dutton family origin story on the prequel series 1883Paramount+ continues to expand the Yellowstone universe. They’ve announced a second prequel series that will take us to another monumental time in history and the Dutton bloodline. This means that at least three spin-offs are currently in the works in the world of Yellowstone, which is great news for fans. Creator Taylor Sheridan is back, so we know this new series will be just as full of drama, action, and romance.
What is the plot of 1923?
Initially, the last Yellowstone the prequel was to be titled 1932, which would “follow a new generation of Duttons through the era of Western Expansion, Prohibition and the Great Depression”. This has been revised for 1923, telling the story of the Duttons as they endure a historic drought, Prohibition, cattle rustling and the Great Depression in Montana, which preceded the rest of the country. The series will also tackle the end of the First World War in 1918, a few years before. 1923 will be produced by creator Taylor Sheridan, John Linson, Art Linson, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, David Hutkin, Bob Yari and Ben Richardson.
When 1923 air?
The highly anticipated new series is set to debut on Paramount’s streaming network in December 2022.
Where is 1923 filming?
Production is currently underway in Montana! Probably repeating the Yellowstone sets after filming season 5 wrapped.
The biggest news came when Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren have signed on to star in the upcoming series. Additional cast members were later announced on Variety and Deadline:
Harrison Ford – Jacob Dutton, the head of the Yellowstone Ranch and brother of James Dutton (Tim McGraw of 1883)
Helen Mirren – Cara Dutton, wife of Jacob Dutton and matriarch of the family
Darren Man – Jack Dutton, son of John Dutton Sr. and great-nephew of Jacob Dutton. He is described as “a dedicated breeder who is deeply loyal to his family”.
Jennifer Ehle – Sister Mary O’Connor, an Irish nun who teaches at the School For American Indians in Montana
Jerome Flynn – Banner Creighton, a hard-headed Scottish brogue and the leader of the local shepherds
Michelle Randolph – Elizabeth Strafford, a “spirited and capable young woman ready to marry into the Dutton family”.
James Insigne Dale – John Dutton Sr., Jacob Dutton’s eldest nephew and right-hand man
Marley Shelton – Emma Dutton, devoted wife of John Dutton Sr. and mother of Jack Dutton
Brandon Sklenar – Spencer Dutton, John Dutton’s younger brother who fought in World War I
Timothy Dalton – Donald Whitfield, a powerful and confident man who reeks of wealth and the lack of empathy needed to achieve it. He is intimidating and nefarious and is used to getting what he wants.
Sebastien Roche – character information to be determined
Robert Patrick – Sheriff William McDowell, a friend of the Dutton family
Brian Geraghty – Zane, a “fiercely loyal” ranch foreman
Amina Nieves – Teonna Rainwater, a young woman in a government boarding school
Julia Schlaepfer – Alexandra, a Briton who meets one of the Duttons abroad
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This article was originally published on February 16, 2022. It was updated on October 25, 2022.