season 5, part 2 will be arriving in November 2024, and it's confirmed it will be the last season of the hit show. Audiences cannot get enough of the acclaimed contemporary Western series by Taylor Sheridan, which has been a major success for streaming platform Paramount+. In fact, has already inspired two series spinoffs: and period dramas that serve as prequels to , and , an upcoming series about Texas' Four Sixes Ranch. Despite these expansions to Sheridan's neo-Western universe, news that the original series will end with the second part of season 5 was a shock to many.
season 5, part 1 ended dangerously for the Dutton family. Rip and many of the other ranch hands make their way to the Four Sixes in Texas to save their cattle, leaving Kayce in charge of the ranch. Meanwhile, in a twist toJamie gets the upper hand when threatening to reveal John's involvement in multiple murders. Anticipating his family's moves, Jamie gets help from Sarah Atwood, who convinces Jamie to hire assassins. It sets the stage for an intense showdown in the final chapter of the series, with season 5 part 2 promising to be 's most shocking yet.
The most recent news on season 5, part 2 arrived on November 2, 2023, when for the last 8 episodes of After a much longer than planned hiatus the Dutton's will return in November 2024. While there hasn't yet been a more specific date within this window revealed yet, it is nevertheless reassuring to have a confirmed timeframe after the show had to take such an unexpectedly lengthy midseason break. With the release date forseason 5 part 2 now set the countdown to the end of the Dutton's story can officially begin.
Filming on season 5 part 2 cannot begin until the SAG-AFTRA strikes are resolved. While they are in the final stages of negotiation, the confirmed November 2024 release date of the last episodes could still be further delayed if the talks fall through.
season 5 part 2 hasn't been canceled, despite the widely covered behind-the-scenes drama leading to rumors that production couldn't continue.in July and confirmed that filming would not be commencing until the strike was resolved. He shared that the dispute with the AMPTP "." With the SAG-AFTRA strike still ongoing filming for the final episodes of season 5 presumably hasn't resumed, although this hasn't stopped paramount from confirming a release window.
The season 5, part 2 release date has been set for November 2024, over a year after it was originally pegged to premiere (though a specific date in his November 2024 window hasn't been disclosed). Paramount initially announced plans of releasing the 8-episode second part ofseason 5 in the summer of 2023.
Part 1 of season 5 also began airing its eight episodes in November 2022 and wrapped up in January 2023, and the break was only supposed to be for a few months. The caused by disputes between Kevin Costner pushed the release date back, with the WGA and then SAG-AFTRA strikes delaying the final episodes of even further.
Everyone in the , part 1 will be returning for part 2. This means that Beth (Kelly Reilly), Jamie (Wes Bentley), Kayce (Luke Grimes), and Monica Dutton (Kelsey Asbille) will be reprising their respective roles. Where there is uncertainty is around Kevin Costner, who may not be returning for the ending ofdue to disputes with creator Taylor Sheridan. Nothing has been made official either way yet, but it is difficult to envision withotu John Dutton.
The same will be true for Broken Rock Indian Reservation mainstays Chief Thomas Rainwater (Gil Burmingham) and Mo (Moses Brings Plenty), as well as Dutton ranch cowboys Rip Wheeler (Cole Hauser), Lloyd Pierce (Forrie J. Smith), and Carter (Finn Little). Governor Lynelle Perry (Wendy Moniz) and Sarah Atwood (Dawn Olivieri) will also be returning. With the Yellowstone cowboys headed to the Four Sixes, they're also bound to reunite with Jimmy (Jefferson White).
season 5, part 2 will be building towards the end of the show. Upon finding out about the Train Station in part 1, the first thing Beth does is to suggest to John that they need to kill Jamie, who, in turn, is conspiring with Sarah Atwood to make the first move. For the first time in the show, season 5, part 2 could see the Dutton's fighting without Rip by their side, as Rip leads the ranch hands' journey with the cattle to Texas — possibly connecting the main series .
Meanwhile, with Jamie's impeachment attempt against John hanging over the governor's head,for the ranch could get overtaken by Jamie and Sarah's schemes to commercialize the property. Broken Rock representatives Chief Thomas Rainwater, Mo, and Angela Blue-Thunder could still turn the tide, depending on how the Duttons' plans could affect the federal government running a pipeline through the reservation. It sets the stage for an epic end to where there will surely be a number of casualties by the time season 5 part 2 concludes.