“We’re deep into the manufacturing of #HorizonFilm,” Costner, 68, wrote via Instagram on Wednesday, Might 17, alongside a snap of his director’s chair on set. “And, I’ve to let you know, I haven’t felt this fashion a few film since we have been making Dances With Wolves.”
The Oscar winner teased: “Can’t wait to share it with all of you.”
Horizon marks Costner’s first directing gig in 20 years following his 2003 step behind the digital camera for Open Vary. The upcoming western is ready to weave collectively 170 characters over 15 years culminating in a number of films that might be re-edited for TV, in line with Collider.
The mission was introduced in January 2022 and described because the Bodyguard actor’s ardour mission. Costner won’t solely direct the movie, however he’ll star in it, produce it and finance it through his Territory Footage manufacturing firm.
“America’s growth into the west was one which was fraught with peril and intrigue from the pure components, to the interactions with the indigenous peoples who lived on the land, and the dedication and at many occasions ruthlessness of those that sought to settle it,” the Postman star advised Deadline on the time. “Horizon tells the story of that journey in an trustworthy and forthcoming means, highlighting the factors of view and penalties of the characters life and demise selections.”
Costner revealed to Variety in June 2022 that he deliberate to interrupt Horizon into “4 completely different films” that might be launched “about each three months.”
The Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves star’s optimistic progress on his bold movie mission comes amid turmoil in Costner’s private life.
Us Weekly confirmed on Might 1 that Baumgartner, 49, filed for divorce from the Highwaymen actor. The pair, who tied the knot in 2004, share three youngsters: sons Cayden, 16, and Hayes, 14, and daughter Grace, 12.
Costner — who additionally shares daughters Annie, 38, and Lily, 36, and son Joe, 34, with ex-wife Cindy Silva and son Liam, 27, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Rooney — is “deeply saddened” by the split, a supply completely advised Us on the time.
“Everybody thought Kevin and his spouse have been tremendous joyful so it’s all stunning,” a second insider exclusively told Us on Might 11. “He really loves her and is attempting to get her again. He’s been blindsided by this.”
A 3rd supply defined that the Emmy winner’s work on Yellowstone played a part within the breakup. “Christine wasn’t pleased with Yellowstone’s schedule delays as a result of it prompted him to overlook a lot time along with his household,” the insider defined in Might.
Costner, for his half, was accused of being partly to blame for Yellowstone’s production delays properly earlier than Paramount introduced on Might 5 that the series would be ending with season 5. “The holdup will not be coming from Kevin,” an insider exclusively told Us on Might 10. “He’s additionally very disenchanted by the delays, that are past his management.”
The first half of the western drama’s fifth season completed airing in January. Whereas the second half was set to return this summer season, new episodes at the moment are anticipated to air late this 12 months amid tension between Costner and show creator Taylor Sheridan.
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In February, Puck revealed an exposé that claimed the Hatfields & McCoys alum was liable for the holdup on set. His lawyer, Marty Singer, nonetheless, denied the allegations, telling the outlet: “The concept Kevin was solely prepared to work one week on the second half of season 5 of Yellowstone is an absolute lie. It’s ridiculous — and anybody suggesting it shouldn’t be believed for one second.”