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PARAMOUNT+ ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CASTING FOR THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ORIGINAL SERIES “1923”
Joining Academy Award(R) Nominee Harrison Ford and Academy Award(R) Winner Helen Mirren Are Darren Mann, Michelle Randolph, James Badge Dale, Marley Shelton, Brian Geraghty, Aminah Nieves and Julia Schlaepfer
From Academy Award Nominee Taylor Sheridan, “1923” Is the Next Installment of the “Yellowstone” Origin Story
Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions, the Series Has Begun Production in Montana
Sept. 8, 2022 – Paramount+ today announced that the highly anticipated new original series 1923 has cast a stellar group of actors to join previously announced series leads Academy Award(R) nominee Harrison Ford and Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, including Darren Mann, Michelle Randolph, James Badge Dale, Marley Shelton, Brian Geraghty, Aminah Nieves and Julia Schlaepfer.
From Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan, 1923 is the next installment of the YELLOWSTONE origin story, following the record-breaking performance of 1883, the most-watched title ever on Paramount+ globally. Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions, the series has begun production in Montana and will debut on Paramount+ in December 2022.
1923 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.
Character descriptions include:
· Harrison Ford will play Jacob Dutton, the patriarch of the Yellowstone ranch, husband to Cara Dutton and brother of James Dutton.
· Helen Mirren will play Cara Dutton, the wife to Jacob Dutton and family matriarch.
· Darren Mann (“Animal Kingdom”) will play Jack Dutton, John Dutton Sr.’s son and great nephew to Jacob Dutton. He is a dedicated rancher who is deeply loyal to his family.
· Michelle Randolph (“A Snow White Christmas”) will play Elizabeth Strafford, a feisty and capable young woman set to marry into the Dutton family.
· James Badge Dale (“Hightown”) will play John Dutton Sr., the oldest nephew and right-hand man of Jacob Dutton.
· Marley Shelton (“Scream”) will play Emma Dutton, the dutiful wife of John Dutton Sr. and the mother of Jack Dutton.
· Brian Geraghty (“Big Sky”) will play Zane, a fiercely loyal ranch foreman.
· Aminah Nieves (“Blueberry”) will play Teonna Rainwater, a young woman at a government residential boarding school.
· Julia Schlaepfer (“The Politician”) will play Alexandra, a British woman who meets one of the Duttons abroad.
1923 is executive produced by Taylor Sheridan, John Linson, Art Linson, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, David Hutkin, Bob Yari and Ben Richardson.
The new series is the latest addition to Sheridan’s growing slate on Paramount+, which in addition to 1883 includes MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN and the upcoming series LIONESS, TULSA KING, BASS REEVES and LAND MAN.
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About Paramount Media Networks & MTV Entertainment Studios
Paramount Media Networks & MTV Entertainment Studios is one of the preeminent media entities in the world that connects with global audiences through its nine iconic brands – MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Network and TV Land – as well as MTV Entertainment Studios which produces acclaimed series and movies and the award-winning, Oscar-nominated MTV Documentary Films.
About 101 Studios
101 Studios is a global entertainment company dedicated to the acquisition, financing, development, production and distribution of high-caliber, creator-driven storytelling. 101 empowers content creators through first-class collaboration and innovation. On the television side, 101 produces Taylor Sheridan’s Emmy nominated series “Yellowstone,” “Mayor of Kingstown,” “1883” and the upcoming “George & Tammy,” “Tulsa King,” “Lioness” and “Bass Reeves.” 101 Studios oversees and manages the newly formed Sports Illustrated Studios, a content platform based on the most compelling stories, characters and moments in sports past, present and future. Upcoming projects include “Paradise Found” based on the true story of high school football coach Rick Prinz; a docuseries about the sexual abuse and cover-up at Ohio State University, co-produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures; and the docuseries “Covers,” a behind-the-scenes look at Sports Illustrated’s top cover stories of all time. SI Studios has also exclusively partnered with iHeartMedia to create and distribute original podcasts through the iHeartPodcast network. On the film side, past releases include “The Current War: Director’s Cut,” the Sundance Audience award winner “Burden” as well as the family comedy “The War with Grandpa.”