According to “1883” creator Taylor Sheridan’s comments during this special preview event, he’s not always confident that the Paramount+ show will air in 2021. Deadline’s report includes details New details about executives ultimatum to Sheridan about airing the show after he submitted a test script, which the studio read on April 12. By early May, Sheridan was getting ready to start. Work “Mayor of Kingstown” for Paramount + when he finally heard about the “Yellowstone” prequel script. ViacomCBS CEO Keyes Hill-Edgar told him they wanted to launch the streaming service with “1883,” meaning they needed the series to be written, shot and edited in 2021.
“I said ‘Keyes, that’s impossible, I can start production in February,'” Sheridan recalled to Deadline. “He said, ‘Without Taylor, we need it to air this year. “” When the “1883” creator insisted that a production time was impossible, Hill-Edgar colorfully guided him. Sheridan recalled the CEO’s words, while also tweaking her language to be more audience-friendly: “Look, we’re betting our family on this, and we’ll be busted if we don’t. You’re not doing it. We’re paying you a lot for trucking, so you’re trucking figure out!”
Sheridan continued: “There can’t be something that airs for seven months with no casting, no location, and no other script. He went on to demand that, if he was going to be burdened with such a short production run, he needed full access to everything his heart desires to make the show a success. . Sheridan told the ViacomCBS moderator, “I need toys, I need actors, I need teams. […] And I never heard the word no. “
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