“This Town Is A Sanctuary. Every Man Worth A Name Knows The Value Of Being Unreachable.” – Al Swearengen.
HBO kindly took to Twitter today and dropped a teaser trailer for the upcoming Deadwood film. It is officially titled Deadwood: The Movie and picks up 10 years after the events of Season 3, which wrapped in 2006.
We’ll see the characters “reunited after a decade to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood.”
Here it is:
— HBO (@HBO) March 21, 2019
The HBO synopsis reads:
“In the Deadwood film, the indelible characters of the series are reunited after ten years to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood, 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.”
The movie, written by series creator and showrunner David Milch and helmed by original Deadwood director Daniel Minahan, will see the return of much of the original cast.
Returning with Ian McShane (Swearengen) (Ian McShane) are Timothy Olyphant (Seth Bullock), Molly Parker (Alma Ellsworth), Paula Malcomson (Trixie), John Hawkes (Sol Star), Anna Gunn (Martha Bullock), Dayton Callie (Charlie Utter), Brad Dourif (Doc Cochran), Robin Weigert (“Calamity” Jane Canary), William Sanderson (E.B. Farnum), Kim Dickens (Joanie Stubbs) and Gerald McRaney (George Hearst).
Deadwood originally aired on HBO for three seasons, a total of 36 episodes, from 2004-2006, before the Western drama was unexpectedly canceled in 2006. The series was nominated for 28 Emmy’s and won eight.
Deadwood: The Movie premieres on Friday, May 31, 2019 on HBO.