Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will both star in the upcoming prequel to Yellowstone, called 1883, it was announced yesterday (Wednesday, August 4th) by streaming service Paramount+. The prequel will also star Sam Elliott.
According to a release, "1883 follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land — Montana."
Tim and Faith will portray James and Margaret Dutton, the patriarch and matriarch of the Dutton family, respectively.
Tim said, “This is truly a dream job . . . The Duttons are tremendous characters and it’s so thrilling to be able to bring them to life. As a kid growing up riding horses, you think about dream jobs like this and I am just so excited to work with this amazing cast and crew.”
Faith said, “This is the opportunity of a lifetime. The Duttons are a formidable family and it is an absolute dream to bring such a strong female character like Margaret Dutton to life . . .”
Additional cast members will be announced in the near future.