‘Yellowstone’ Prequel Officially Announced

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A Yellowstone prequel is in the works, and fans will get their first taste of the new series on Super Bowl Sunday. 

Taylor Sheridan’s show, Yellowstone, has become a huge hit. The series features an iconic cast, including Kevin Costner, Kelly Reilly, and Luke Grimes, and now, the series is also getting an origin story. 


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The series, titled Y: 1883, will explore the Dutton family’s history as they journey across the Great Plains to settle down in Montana. According to the press release, the Dutton’s will settle down in unscathed land in “a stark retelling of Western expansion.” 


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The CEO of 101 Studios, David Glasser, praised the show’s creator, Sheridan, for his storytelling expertise. In a statement on the new series and his collaboration with MTV Entertainment Studios, Glasser explained:

“Taylor Sheridan is a master at world-building and has a singular voice that makes him one of today’s standout creators making must-watch content. Our mission at 101 is to produce content that provokes culture conversations with renowned creators at the helm of our projects, and that is exactly what we envision for this collaboration. This deal is an extension of our longstanding relationship with both ViacomCBS, MTV Entertainment Group and Taylor and we are very much looking forward to our future projects.”


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No matter who wins the Super Bowl on Sunday, Yellowstone fans will have a reason to celebrate. Learn more about the making of Yellowstone in the video below. 

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