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L.Q. Jones, ‘Wild Bunch’ Actor and Member of Peckinpah’s Posse, Dies at 94

L.Q. Jones, the colorful character actor who worked on dozens of Westerns, including the Sam Peckinpah classics The Wild Bunch and Ride the High Country as a member of the famed filmmaker’s regular posse, has died. He was 94. Jones died Saturday of natural causes at his home in the Hollywood Hills, his grandson Erté deGarces told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Isabel May (‘1883’)

Isabel May is one of the most promising young stars in Hollywood. She’s a 21-year-old who was until recently known, if at all, for playing one of the two leads on the Netflix sitcom Alexa & Katie, which ran from 2018 through 2020; a recurring part on the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon during that same […]

Sam Elliott Apologizes for ‘Power of the Dog’ Comments: “I Feel Terrible”

Sam Elliott has apologized for controversial comments he made about the Western The Power of the Dog last month in an episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Speaking Sunday on a panel at Deadline’s Contenders TV event to promote his Paramount+ series 1883, Elliott was asked about his comments, which included calling the Jane Campion-directed […]

Jane Campion Fires Back at Sam Elliott’s ‘Power of the Dog’ Criticism: “Let’s Meet Down at the Warner Brothers Lot for a Shootout!”

Jane Campion is venting further about Sam Elliott’s recent criticism of The Power of the Dog. While speaking with The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg on THR’s Awards Chatter Podcast — in an episode recorded last Friday — the director said of Elliott, “It has to be said, I think, he was being a bit of […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Jane Campion (‘The Power of the Dog’)

Jane Campion, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is universally regarded as one of the great filmmakers of our time, and by many as the greatest female filmmaker of all time. The New York Times has called Campion — whose work dates back 40 years and includes 1989’s Sweetie, 1993’s The […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Defends ‘Power of the Dog’ After Sam Elliott Criticism

Benedict Cumberbatch defended his acclaimed Western The Power of the Dog in the wake of criticism made last week by veteran actor Sam Elliott. Cumberbatch, an Oscar nominee for his role in the Netflix film, participated in a BAFTA Film Sessions panel when he alluded to Elliott’s comments, which included taking issue with the drama’s […]

Sam Elliott “Didn’t Like” ‘Power of the Dog,’ Calls Out “Cowboys Running Around in Chaps and No Shirts”

Sam Elliott, the celebrated actor most recently known for his Oscar-nominated work in Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born and the Yellowstone prequel series 1883, didn’t shy away from voicing his strong dislike of The Power of the Dog on Monday’s episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Speaking with Maron, Elliott blasted the Netflix Oscar frontrunner, […]

‘1883’ Producer Explains That Heartbreaking Finale (and What Comes Next)

[This story contains spoilers for the Feb. 27 episode of Paramount+’s 1883.] Is 1883 the Paramount+ drama’s title or how many tears each viewer shed during Sunday’s finale? The Yellowstone prequel delivered a rather shockingly emotional and downright bleak ending to its first season finale (well, it’s not the finale, technically, and we’ll get to […]

Luster Bayless, Legendary Costumer Who Dressed John Wayne, Dies at 84

Luster Bayless, the legendary Hollywood costumer and costume designer who outfitted John Wayne for more than a dozen features, from McLintock! and True Grit to Rooster Cogburn and The Shootist, has died. He was 84. Bayless died Friday of natural causes brought on by dementia at his home in Canyon Country, California, his daughter, Diana […]

Paramount+’s ‘1883’: TV Review

After flirting with the Western genre in modern settings, Taylor Sheridan's new 'Yellowstone' prequel puts stars Sam Elliott, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw on a 19th-century wagon trail across the wide-open prairie.

How to Watch ‘Yellowstone’ Prequel Series ‘1883’ for Free — And Catch Up on the Modern-Day Dutton Family

The new show starring Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill premieres Sunday, Dec. 19 exclusively on Paramount+.

Sam Elliott on How ‘1883’ Marks Most Enormous Undertaking of His Career

Sam Elliott is in the midst of working on the largest, possibly most difficult project of his decades-long career with 1883, the prequel to the immensely popular series Yellowstone, out Dec. 19 on Paramount+. And the Hollywood icon, 77, is having the time of his life. The star — who appeared in such classics as […]