LOS ANGELES — “Yellowstone” star Kevin Costner and present creator Taylor Sheridan lead the high-profile shock no-shows at a sold-out “Yellowstone” PaleyFest fan occasion Saturday evening.
Shocked followers who had purchased tickets to the Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre groaned audibly and even booed when the principle “Yellowstone” stars, scheduled to look, failed to indicate up on the stage to focus on the out of the blue drama-filled Paramount Community TV drama.
Together with Costner (who performs patriarch John Dutton) and Sheridan, “Yellowstone” stars Kelly Reilly (Beth Dutton), Cole Hauser (Rip Wheeler), Luke Grimes (Kayce Dutton), Wes Bentley (Jamie Dutton) and Gil Birmingham (Thomas Rainwater) have been a number of the key solid names nonetheless listed on the Paleyfest 2023 competition ticket web site for the April 1 (April Fools’ Day) occasion. Not one confirmed.
As an alternative, the brand new lineup introduced onto the stage included government Keith Cox, a president at the Paramount Community, actors Mo Brings Lots (Mo), Daybreak Olivieri (Sarah Atwood), Josh Lucas (who performs youthful John Dutton. seen in flashbacks) and Wendy Moniz (Lynelle Perry).
Past an anticipated fan occasion, the PaleyFest assembly promised to be the first alternative to debate studies that Costner could be leaving “Yellowstone,” following a February Deadline.com report which additionally prompt the worldwide hit collection might finish “in spectacular trend.” Alas, solely extra gas was tossed on the campfire with the mass solid no-shows.
“Yellowstone” aired its season 5 midseason finale Jan. 1 and is ready to return for the second half this summer time.
Cox addressed the elephant within the room throughout the PaleyFest session, saying he was “very assured” that “the star, the face of our present” will “proceed with the present.” Even the half-baked remark concerning the return of Costner introduced out enthusiastic applause from the viewers.
Cox added that the beginning of “Yellowstone” manufacturing can be introduced “quickly” promising the remaining season 5 episodes “might be phenomenal, I am assured.” It may need been extra plausible coming from conniving “Yellowstone” lawyer Jamie Dutton.
Pissed off viewers members exited the Dolby Theatre in seat-popping droves throughout the Q&A dialogue. Within the foyer, followers carrying cowboy hats and Beth Dutton T-shirts politely signed kinds to request a refund from the occasion the place even nosebleed tickets price $85.
Beth Dutton would have been breaking stuff. Simply saying.
“I am extraordinarily disenchanted,” Los Angeles “Yellowstone” fan Jonathan Gucinski instructed USA TODAY. “It was presupposed to be a celebratory occasion, nevertheless it become a joke. That wasn’t who I anticipated to see on the stage tonight.”
One other fan tweeted: “No slight to the actors who have been there, however @paleycenter ought to provide refunds for the @Yellowstone program tonight. Not a single particular person, not one, who was listed to be there was really there.”
And one fan tweeted: “They knew and nonetheless confirmed an outdated episode and did not give the viewers a heads up. They might’ve instructed individuals. Waste of time and money. Do higher @tylersheridan.”
PaleyFest officers had no remark official over why Paramount Networks and “Yellowstone” didn’t convey the promised solid and crew to the fan occasion. Selection.com cited “scheduling conflicts” as the explanation.