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[08/03/17 - 09:33 AM]
Dave Annable and Gil Birmingham Join the Cast of "Yellowstone"
"Yellowstone" is set to begin production this August in Utah and will premiere on Paramount Network in Summer 2018.

[via press release from Paramount]

DAVE ANNABLE AND GIL BIRMINGHAM JOIN THE CAST OF "YELLOWSTONE"

10-Episode Original Scripted Drama Stars Kevin Costner and Written/Directed by Taylor Sheridan is Set to Begin Production in August

Premieres on Paramount Network in Summer 2018

New York, NY, August 3, 2017 - Actors Dave Annable and Gil Birmingham have joined the cast of Paramount Network's first original scripted drama series, "Yellowstone" starring renown actor and Oscar(R)-winner Kevin Costner and written and directed by Oscar(R)-nominated and critically acclaimed screenwriter Taylor Sheridan ("Hell or High Water," "Sicario," "Wind River").

"Yellowstone" is set to begin production this August in Utah and will premiere on Paramount Network in Summer 2018.

Paramount Network, television's new premium entertainment brand, launches in January 2018.

"Yellowstone" follows the Dutton family; led by John Dutton (Costner), who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those it borders - land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park. It is an intense study of a violent world far from media scrutiny -- where land grabs make developers billions, and politicians are bought and sold by the world's largest oil and lumber corporations. Where drinking water poisoned by fracking wells and unsolved murders are not news: they are a consequence of living in the new frontier. It is the best and worst of America seen through the eyes of a family that represents both.

Dave Annable joins as John Dutton's oldest son Lee, a cowboy, who serves as his father's right-hand man in running the ranch.

Upcoming, Annable can be seen in two lead roles, first in the action film "Armed Response," opposite Wesley Snipes and then in Discovery's "Final Vision," opposite Scott Foley. Annable's TV credits also include NBC's "Heartbeat," Steven Spielberg's Fox drama "Red Band Society," ABC's "666 Park Avenue" and ABC's "Brothers and Sisters." His film credits include "What's Your Number" and "Little Black Book." Annable is repped by UTA and Manager Sue Leibman/Barking Dog Entertainment.

Gil Birmingham will portray Thomas Rainwater, a steely and proud Chief of an Indian Nation challenging the Dutton family.

Award-winning actor Gil Birmingham is known for his work in more than 50 film and television productions. Most recently Birmingham co-starred in Taylor Sheridan's critically acclaimed film "Hell or High Water" and recently reunited for the upcoming release, "Wind River." His other film credits include the first four films in the "Twilight" saga, "Transformers: The Last Night" and "The Space Between Us." Birmingham currently has a recurring role on the Netflix comedy "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." His additional television credits include "House of Cards," "Banshee" and the current season of TNT's "Animal Kingdom." Birmingham is repped by Amsel, Eisenstadt, Frazier & Hinojosa.

The cast of "Yellowstone" also includes previously announced actors Kelsey Asbille, Wes Bentley, Luke Grimes, Cole Hauser and Kelly Reilly.

Executive Producers for the series include John and Art Linson ("Sons of Anarchy," "Fight Club," "Heat"), Taylor Sheridan, Kevin Costner and Harvey Weinstein and David Glasser from The Weinstein Company.

Keith Cox is the President, Development and Production for Paramount Network. Brad Gardner is Senior Vice President, Development and Original Production for Paramount Network. Ted Gold is Senior Vice President of Scripted Development for Paramount Network and Lauren Ruggerio serves as Vice President, Drama Development.

About Weinstein Television:

The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein. During Harvey and Bob's tenure at Miramax and TWC, they have received 357 Oscar nominations and won 82 Academy Awards. Since 2005, TWC and Dimension Films have released such films as THE KING'S SPEECH; THE ARTIST; VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA; THE READER; INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS; SCRE4M; SPY KIDS; UNDEFEATED; THE MASTER; DJANGO UNCHAINED; SCARY MOVIE 5; LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER; PHILOMENA; THE IMITATION GAME; PADDINGTON; WOMAN IN GOLD; SOUTHPAW, CAROL; THE HATEFUL EIGHT; SING STREET; HANDS OF STONE; SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK and LION. Weinstein Television boasts an active television production division which garnered twelve Emmy nominations in 2015. Weinstein Television produces the reality powerhouse Project Runway, with its spin-off series Project Runway All Stars, hosted by Alyssa Milano, Project Runway Jr, featuring supermodel Hannah Jeter and fashion critic Kelly Osbourne. Current new series include the business focused Fashion Inc. which premiered this fall on Lifetime, and the late night AMC talk show Geeking Out. Scripted series include the critically acclaimed miniseries War & Peace, which debuted on Lifetime, A&E and HISTORY in 2016, Scream with MTV, which premiered its second season in May 2016, Peaky Blinders on Netflix, Julian Fellowes' Doctor Thorne with Amazon, Stephen King's The Mist for Spike TV and the military drama Six for HISTORY. Upcoming series include Waco for Paramount TV, starring Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch, a new series from David O. Russell, starring Robert DeNiro and Julianne Moore for Amazon, Matthew Weiner's The Romanoffs for Amazon, and an epic reimagining of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables with the BBC. Television projects in development explore a range of arenas and are not exclusive to drama or comedy, minis or continuing series, live action or animated. An active slate of more than 60 projects includes Elvis, the first-ever scripted series to shoot at Graceland, Josephine and Napoleon by Tony Saint, Stephen King's The Breathing Method with Blumhouse, Scott Teems and Scott Derrickson, and UK series The City and The City and Fearless. For more information on The Weinstein Company, please visit: Twitter Facebook Instagram Official Website

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