Yellowstone Season 5 Part 2 – Release Date and Production Delays
Yellowstone season 5 aired the first 7 episodes in fall 2022. Fans are eager to see the back half of season 5, but production delays have created uncertainty around the release timeline.
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Filming Pushed Back Due to Dispute with Kevin Costner
Yellowstone was originally slated to begin filming the remaining season 5 episodes in March 2023. However, a dispute arose between star Kevin Costner and the producers over his shooting schedule. This conflict has pushed back production.
WGA and SAG-AFTRA Strikes Add Further Complications
On top of the scheduling issues, the strikes by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) have halted progress on season 5 part 2. The strikes have prevented filming from moving forward.
Potential for Summer 2024 Release Date
Given the delays, Yellowstone’s return is up in the air. If the strikes resolve soon, filming could resume and part 2 could premiere by summer 2024. However, the release date may get pushed to fall 2024 if strikes continue.
What to Expect When Season 5 Returns
Whenever season 5 picks back up, fans can expect to see more of the Dutton family’s struggle to maintain their ranch and power. Major cliffhangers around Beth, Jamie, and John will play out.
New Dutton Story Coming in December 2023
While waiting for more Yellowstone, a new untitled series focused on the Duttons’ origin story will premiere in December 2023. This prequel will build on the Yellowstone universe during the hiatus.