Kevin Costner: 'Yellowstone' return a hit on its own terms

By -  iMediaBuzz Team

LOS ANGELES — While a healthy slice of America awaits the return of Sunday's hit series "Yellowstone," star Kevin Costner was in Moab, Utah, scouting locations for another western epic, "Horizon."

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Costner's 60-some film credits, among them "Field of Dreams," "The Bodyguard," "JFK" and "Bull Durham," are an eclectic mix of drama, baseball-centric stories and topical comedy.

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His breakout role came in 1985's "Silverado", followed by roles in "Dance with Wolves", his Oscar-winning directorial debut; "Wyatt Earp," and "Open Range," which he also directed.

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He's donning actor-director Stetson again for "Horizon," planned as a four-film saga about post-Civil War migration east and west.

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Paramount Network's contemporary "Yellowstone", produced by Taylor Sheridan ("Hell or High Water"), has already spawned a successful prequel, "1883".

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David Guetta and Bebe Rexha opened the show with their hit collaboration "I'm Good (Blue)," a track that almost didn't get released.

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A second, "1923" (formerly titled "1932") with Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren as its headliners, is scheduled for release on 18 December.

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Dutton's populist-style campaign promised to defend Montana values, or perhaps those that have gone to extremes to reconcile interests.

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In an interview with The Associated Press, he discussed why "Yellowstone" has gained a following, the series' portrayal of Native Americans, and his long-standing affinity for the Western genre.

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AP: When you joined Taylor Sheridan on the drama series, what made you think it might work?

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