“You ever think of not going straight at a thing?” Rejoice hoopleheads! HBO has unveiled the first footage for its upcoming ‘Deadwood’ movie, and confirmed that the two-hour long feature will air stateside on Friday, May 31st on HBO.
Taking place 10 years after the series ended, the movie sees the indelible residents of Deadwood reunite to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood in 1889. However, 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.
Returning cast members include Ian McShane as the foul-mouthed saloon owner Al Swearengen; Timothy Olyphant as Deadwood sheriff Seth Bullock; Molly Parker as the widowed Alma Ellsworth; Paula Malcomson at Trixie; John Hawkes as Sol Starr; Anna Gunn as Mrs. Bullock; Dayton Callie as Charlie Utter; Brad Dourif as Doc Cochran; and Robin Weigert as Calamity Jane Canary; William Sanderson as E.B. Farnum; Kim Dickens as Joanie Stubbs; and Gerald McRaney as George Hearst. The film as introduces new cast member Jade Pettyjohn as Caroline.
DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE premieres stateside on Friday, May 31 on HBO, with Sky Atlantic expected to air it soon after.