How Many New Prequel Series Can Yellowstone Actually Produce?
One of the most beloved and popular shows has been a nationwide sensation. The problem is, are they expanding too fast?
Yellowstone has become one of the most-watched programs over the past few years. The show boasts a stellar cast, intriguing storylines, and breathtaking landscapes. The massive popularity of Yellowstone has helped creator Taylor Sheridan expand stories revolving around Yellowstone into two prequel series, 1883 and 1932, and one spinoff, 6666.
1883's story follows the Duttons coming to Montana and was a critically acclaimed limited series. 6666 is a spinoff of the current Yellowstone show and follows a former wrangler of the Dutton Ranch. The new prequel series 1932 will follow the Duttons as they transverse the Great Depression, drought, and prohibition. 1932 already has two Hollywood legends signed up for the show, and the excitement is at an all-time high.
I love Yellowstone as much as anyone. The thing is, how many prequel series can Yellowstone produce after 1932? 1883 was a standalone limited series, and 1932 could easily be made into multiple seasons. After 1932, what would be next for the Duttons?
In my opinion, 1932 should be the last prequel series about the Duttons, unless they create a prequel series during the 1960s or 70s, where the story involves the Vietnam War. But this might be it for the Dutton's prequel stories.
As much as I love Yellowstone, I want the show to keep the great story they have going for itself and dilute its product.1932 should be the final prequel series for the Yellowstone franchise. Spinoffs are fine, but we need to stop with the prequel series. That's my humble opinion.
Season 5 of Yellowstone is set to premiere in November of 2022, and 1932 will likely premiere in early 2023.