Part 2 of Yellowstone Season 5: Release Date, Cast, and More
Yellowstone has been a network staple since its 2018 Paramount Network debut.
Contemporary Western drama introduced a new idea to the genre.
It focused on ranchers fighting urban growth rather than cowboys and ranchers.
Yellowstone was successful throughout its run, but behind-the-scenes turmoil between Kevin Costner and Taylor Sheridan led to its cancellation.
Sheridan, the cast, and the crew must finish Season 5 Part 2 before going on to the spin-off shows, so the universe won't end.
Yellowstone Season 5 Part 1 premiered November 10, 2022, and the midseason finale was January 1, 2023.
Filming for Part 2 of the current edition was delayed until March due to Costner and Sheridan's dispute.
Due of John Dutton's constant screen time, Costner intended to film Part 2 in one week, which was impossible.
The actor's intransigence enraged Sheridan and others.
The filming date was delayed by this drama.
Part 2 couldn't begin production owing to the continuing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, whether Costner and Sheridan reached a deal or not.
Luke Grimes, who plays Kayce Dutton, recently said they would be filming Part 2 if not for the strikes, suggesting Costner and Sheridan may have reached a deal:
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