Production underway on Deadwood movie

HBO has commenced production on its Deadwood movie, coming some 13 years after the western concluded.

Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker and Paula Malcomson will reprise their respective roles as Al Swearengen, Seth Bullock, Alma Ellsworth and Trixie, while John Hawkes, Anna Gunn, Dayton Callie and Brad Dourif will be back as Sol Star, Martha Bullock, Charlie Utter and Doc Cochran.

Robin Weigert, William Sanderson, Kim Dickens, Gerald McRaney and W. Earl Brown are set to again portray “Calamity” Jane Canary, E.B. Farnum, Joanie Stubbs, George Hearst and Dan Dority.

The late Powers Boothe, who played Cy Tolliver, will be acknowledged but it isn’t clear how.

The only new cast member announced thus far is Jade Pettyjohn, as Caroline.

In the feature written by series creator David Milch and directed by Daniel Minahan is to be set 10 years after the series wrapped.

HBO teases: “Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds are reopened, as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time have wrought.”

Source: TV Line

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