The Dutton Dynasty Crumbles: 10 Reasons Behind Kevin Costner's Yellowstone Exit

Written by kk

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 Contract Dispute - Failed negotiations over salary and shooting schedule

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Writing Staff Strike - Ongoing disputes between writers and producers 

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 Seeking New Opportunities - Costner interested in other projects after 4 seasons

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Avoiding Typecasting - Wants to avoid being pigeonholed as John Dutton  

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Showrunner Conflicts - Creative differences with Taylor Sheridan 

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 Age Factor - Costner's age made the shooting schedule challenging

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. High Demands - Costner wanted reduced shooting time for higher pay

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Spinoff Shows - Opportunity for Yellowstone spinoffs focusing on other characters