Lainie Wilson Not Worried About Directing ‘Yellowstone’ Season 5 Amid Show Drama

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Proud to be from Dutton! Whereas yellowstoneoff-camera drama of continues to make headlinesstar lanny wilson The future of the show has been addressed.

“No matter which direction it goes, it's going to be incredible because Taylor SheridanI mean, he can do no wrong in my opinion,” the “Heart Like a Truck” songstress, 30, entertainment tonight on Thursday, May 11, at academy of country music awards, when asked if she was “worried” about Season 5. I'm waiting for that call. I'm like, ‘You all tell me when to be there and I'll be there.'

Wilson joined the Paramount drama in the Season 5 premiere, portraying the role of Abby. her character also had a sweet romance Ian Bohencharacter, Ryan.

,[Taylor] put some of my songs on the show and then invited me to Vegas to play a horse contest, and that's where I met him, “Hold My Halo” artist specifically mentioned us weekly last month How did he get away? ,[We] Became friends and, you know, I knew something would happen out of friendship. I didn't know it meant being on my show.

She said at the : “He called me last February and he said, ‘I want to create a character especially for you, and I want you to wear your bell bottoms. I want you to sing your own songs. Sing and be yourself but go to a musician named Abby.

While Wilson was eager to join the Western drama, the show soon sparked speculation about its future. Earlier this year there were reports that the lead actor Kevin Costner Was halted production in the back half Season 5, which is yet to be completed. 68 years old dances with Wolves The actor, who stars as patriarch John Dutton III, fiercely denied the claims.

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“Kevin's not getting interrupted,” a source specifically told We earlier this monthimmediately after his lawyer marty singer issued a statement defending his client. “He is also very disappointed with the delay, which is beyond his control.”

reports as well Sheridan and Costner, 52, were speculated to have had a feud on set, which fueled the rumors They Both Walked Out of a Planned PaleyFest Last minute appearance. the actors luke grimes, Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, cole houser, Kelsey Esbilly, jackie weaver And Gill Birmingham Also absent at the April event, which included attendees and the media only learned about moments The panel kicked off. co stars wendy moniz, don olivieri, josh lucas And mo brings a lot appeared instead.

yellowstone season 5 Premieres November 2022 and wrapped the following January. While production has not addressed what happened interval for the second half Paramount announces new episodes in May the show will end, Afterwards yellowstone wraps up, An unnamed sequel will usher in a new era Dutton's story.

“Yellowstone has been the cornerstone on which we have launched an entire universe of global hits from 1883 to Tulsa King, and I am confident that our Yellowstone sequel will be another huge hit, thanks to the brilliant creative mind of Taylor Sheridan and our incredible cast Thanks to those who bring these shows to life,” Chris McCarthyPresident and CEO Showtime/MTV Entertainment Studios said in a statement at the time.

Wilson, for his part, later admitted Excessive Thursday that she doesn't know “what's happening” with the show, but will “bet” [her] Bottom Dollar” that she would return for the finale.

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Amidst the drama of the show, Costner has been going through hard times in his personal life. His wife of 19 years, Christine Baumgartner, filed for divorce earlier this month,

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“He's clearly still trying to save his marriage,” another source told We Oscar winner. “Kevin loves his wife and kids so this has been very difficult for him. He is saying this is his worst nightmare and he would do anything for his .