Yellowstone 1923: The Duttons Return in Season 2 – Cast, Plot, and More!

The hit Paramount+ series Yellowstone 1923 is set to return for its second season later this year. The prequel to the popular show Yellowstone follows the Dutton family in the early 20th century as they deal with historic events like Prohibition and the Great Depression.


The main cast members returning for season 2 include:

  • Harrison Ford as Jacob Dutton
  • Helen Mirren as Cara Dutton
  • Brandon Sklenar as Spencer Dutton
  • Michelle Randolph as Elizabeth Strafford
  • Darren Mann as Jack Dutton
  • James Badge Dale as John Dutton Sr.

Some new cast members joining the show in season 2:

  • Timothy Dalton as Donald Whitfield
  • Marley Shelton as Emma Dutton
  • Brian Geraghty as Zane Davis

Season 1 Recap

In the first season, we saw the Dutton family trying to protect their Montana ranch from threats and dealing with family drama. Key events included:

  • Jacob and Cara surviving a deadly tornado
  • The introduction of new nephew Spencer Dutton
  • Danger from sheep herders and bootleggers encroaching on Dutton land
  • The death of John Dutton Sr.’s wife in childbirth

The season ended on a cliffhanger with Spencer appearing to betray the family.

Season 2 Plot

Little is known about the exact plot of season 2, but it will likely pick up right after the events of season 1. The Duttons will continue fighting to defend their ranch and livelihood.

  • More on the fallout from Spencer’s actions
  • Life during the Great Depression creates new challenges
  • New threats from outsiders trying to take Dutton land
  • Romance for some younger Dutton family members

Creator Taylor Sheridan promises season 2 will be even bigger and more ambitious than the first. Fans can expect higher stakes, stunning visuals, and more action.

Production and Release Date

Production on season 2 began in late 2022 in Montana and other western locations. An exact premiere date has not been announced, but the show will likely return in summer 2023 based on season 1’s timeline.

The number of episodes is also still unknown, but season 1 had 9 episodes so fans can likely expect a similar episode count.

Trailers and Promos

No footage or trailers have been released yet, but stay tuned for exclusive sneak peeks coming later this spring.

In the meantime, fans can relive moments from season 1 on the show’s social media and YouTube channel. Paramount+ will also likely ramp up promos and trailers in the coming months.

How to Watch

Since Yellowstone 1923 is a Paramount+ original series, the only place to watch is on that streaming service. Both seasons will be available there exclusively.

Fans will need a Paramount+ subscription to watch the new episodes when they are released. Subscriptions start at $4.99 per month for the Essential plan.

FAQs about Season 2

When will season 2 be released?

An exact date is TBD, but likely summer 2023.

How can I watch the new season?

Streaming exclusively on Paramount+

Who are the new cast members?

Timothy Dalton, Marley Shelton, and Brian Geraghty join the show this season.

Will season 2 have the same number of episodes?

Probably a similar 9 episode count, but not confirmed yet.

Where is the show filmed?

Production takes place on location in Montana and other western states.

Is there a trailer yet?

Not yet, but stay tuned!

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