Excitement is definitely building for the latest and much-anticipated Yellowstone prequel 1923. Led by Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, recently Brandon Sklenar was added to the mix. Now, Terminator 2: Judgment Day star Robert Patrick is joining the cast. Read on to find out what we know so far about the prequel to the modern Western major hit.
Yellowstone prequel 1923 adds cast member
Recently, it was reported that actor Brandon Sklenar had been added to the cast of the Yellowstone prequel 1923. Now, another great actor has been added in the form of Robert Patrick. The star of Terminator 2: Judgment day and The Scorpion is set to play Sheriff William MacDowell, a friend of the central family, the Duttons.
As noted by TV Line, 1923, follows the lives of the Duttons long before the Yellowstone storyline. Meanwhile, they are struggling to survive amidst historic drought, prohibition and lawlessness, as well as an epidemic of cattle theft. Moreover, the struggle happens beneath the cloud of Montana’s Great Depression, which preceded the nation by almost a decade.
Meanwhile, the original show, Yellowstone, continues to be a major hit with viewers since it premiered in 2018. Following this, the first prequel, 1883, was also a success with viewers. Every iteration of the Duttons’ story is dark, intense and gritty, keeping viewers on the edge of their seats.
This is one of many hit shows created by Taylor Sheridan and he always ensures that he creates is fully entertaining. In fact, Yellowstone has become one of the most-watched TV shows in recent years. Moreover, recent reports of Sheridan’s series, Tulsa King with Sylvester Stallone make it look like another great hit for the creator.
Meanwhile, following the success of 1883, Paramount+ is ensuring that the latest prequel has a star-studded cast. While Kevin Costner leads the original Yellowstone, Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford are sure to wow their audience.
About the cast of 1923
Harrison Ford plays Jacob Dutton, brother of 1883’s James Dutton, while Helen Mirren plays Jacob’s wife, Cara Dutton. Marley Shelton (The Lottery) plays Emma Dutton, the dutiful wife of John Dutton Sr. and the mother of Jack Dutton. Moreover, James Badge Dale (24) plays the oldest nephew and right-hand man of Jacob Dutton (Ford).
Meanwhile, Darren Mann (Animal Kingdom), plays Jack Dutton, son of John Dutton Sr. and Emma and great nephew to Jacob Dutton. Michelle Randolph (A Snow White Christmas) plays the role of Elizabeth Strafford, a capable young woman about to marry into the Dutton family. For his part, Brian Geraghty (Big Sky) plays Zane, a fiercely loyal ranch foreman.
Relative newcomer, Aminah Nieves, plays Teonna Rainwater, a young woman at a government residential boarding school. She is likely to be an ancestor of Thomas Rainwater, the Yellowstone character, played by Gil Birmingham. Meanwhile, Julia Schlapfer (The Politician) will play Alexandra, a British woman who meets one of the Duttons abroad. Now we can add Robert Patrick to the list for the origin story series.
As excitement certainly grows for the Yellowstone prequel, 1923, fans don’t have too long to wait until it premieres on Paramount+ in December 2022.