Yellowstone 1923 Season 2: Everything we know

Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton in 1923Paramount

1923 Season 2 is the highly anticipated second chapter of the Yellowstone spinoff – so here’s what we know, including any release date updates, cast and plot speculation, and more.

1923 is a successor to 1883, with both spin-offs being prequels to Yellowstone, Taylor Sheridan’s smash-hit Western show on Paramount.

Much like its 19th-century predecessor, the series centers an earlier generation of the Dutton family, with a cast led by Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren.

While the flagship show is coming to an end, 1923 Season 2 is on the way – so, here’s what we know so far.

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Is there a 1923 Season 2 release date?

1923 Season 2 doesn’t have a release date right now, and it could be some time before we see it, as production has been delayed due to the writers strike, as well as the SAG-AFTRA strike.

Prior to the strikes, predictions suggested it could arrive on screens in late 2023, if not 2024. However, in June 2023, it was revealed that the second chapter of the show will be delayed indefinitely, and this was only emphasized by the recent WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. We’ll be sure to keep this section updated when the situation changes.

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Unlike 1883, which is a standalone story with the exception of the Bass Reeves spinoff, the second season renewal for 1923 was confirmed earlier in February. Given its premiere was the most-watched of 2022 across the US on cable, drawing in 7.4 million viewers, it’s not surprising.

Pre-production on the first season kicked off in July 2022, with Episode 1 then launching on Paramount+ in December.

1923 Season 2 cast: Who’s in it?

1923 is expected to bring back most of its cast for Season 2, including:

  • Helen Mirren as Cara Dutton
  • Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton
  • Sebastian Roché as Father Renaud
  • Darren Mann as Jack Dutton
  • Michelle Randolph as Elizabeth Strafford
  • Aminah Nieves as Teonna Rainwater
  • Brandon Sklenar as Spencer Dutton
  • Robert Patrick as Sheriff William McDowell
  • Jerome Flynn as Banner Creighton
  • Timothy Dalton as Donald Whitfield

One person who won’t be returning is James Badge Dale as John Dutton Sr., who was killed in Episode 3. We also won’t see Marley Shelton as Emma Dutton in Season 2, as her character took her own life following James’ death, nor Jennifer Ehle’s Sister Mary, as she was murdered in an act of revenge by Teonna.

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In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Ford said he can’t eat to start work on Season 2, especially after so many delays with Indiana Jones 5 and the recent release of Shrinking on Apple TV.

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“I took the job without a script on both of them, on faith that the people who created the projects were going to deliver me a good script. I really didn’t realize how much work 1923 was going to be, and I absolutely feel it’s worth it. I’m excited to do another season of both,” he said.

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Speaking to Town & Country, Mirren said the show’s renewal was “very happy news as far as I was concerned.”

“Doing this sort of work is a journey into the unknown. I’m fascinated to see where Cara is going to go. Taylor [showrunner Taylor Sheridan] did say she is very much of her era, she’s looking after the house. That is what her job is. But then he said, ‘Wait, things are going to happen.’ So we’ll see,” she said.

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1923 Season 2 plot: What’s it about?

We don’t have an official synopsis for 1923 Season 2, but it’s expected to follow the continuing trials of tribulations of the Dutton clan and the range war.

The first season’s synopsis says it will “introduce a new generation of the Dutton family and explore the early twentieth century when pandemics, historic drought, the end of Prohibition, and the Great Depression all plague the mountain west, and the Duttons who call it home.”

We’ll update this space upon further details being shared.

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Is there a 1923 Season 2 trailer?

No, there isn’t a trailer for 1923 Season 2 right now, but we’ll update this space once it’s shared online. You can watch the trailer for the first season below:

How to watch 1923 Season 2

1923 Season 2 will be available to watch on Paramount+ upon release, with the first episode likely premiering on the Paramount Network before its run is exclusive to the streaming platform.

That’s everything we know about 1923 Season 2. In the meantime, check out our other Yellowstone hubs below:

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