She’s the tornado. Beth Dutton has been one of the most morally complex characters. YellowstoneBut Kelly Reilly says there’s one moment that fans still can’t handle.
The U.K. native, 44, revealed that her character’s relationship with Carter (Finn Little) is still a source of tension among viewers. In season 4, Beth adopted the boy after his father’s death, but she did not allow him to call Beth her mama in the final episode.
“America went after me for that!” the FlyThe actress said TVLineInterview published on Sunday, June 19. “I was like, ‘That’s the character, not me!’ But I get it. She would have done it. [let herself be a mother to him] too.”
Still, Reilly thought the heartbreaking moment was true to Beth, who’s been cold and calculating since season 1. “If she’s telling this kid that she’s just met, ‘Yeah, I’ll be your mom,’ that’s not truthful to him,” she explained. “She goes, ‘You had a mom. She died. I can’t replace that. But I’ll be your friend.’ I think there’s something honorable about that.”
Little, 16, is coming back for season 5, though he doesn’t look quite the same as he did when he began filming season 4 in 2020. The. Those Who Wish Me to Die actor revealed that he’s grown so much since he was last on set that some of the Yellowstone crew didn’t recognize him.
“When you say, ‘hi, nice to see you!’ to the film crew and they don’t know who you are! 🤣,” the Australia native joked via Instagram in May.
The fifth season is scheduled to premiere in November. However plot details are not yet available. The fifth season of the western drama will premiere in November, but details about the plot are still scarce. Kevin CostnerTelled Us Weekly that he’s happy about where the story is going, though he didn’t offer any specifics about what might happen to his character, John Dutton, and his family.
“The foot is still down on the gas pedal,” the Oscar winner, 67, explained in May. “It’s holding up the way the first four seasons did. So, I was really happy about that.”
Like the rest, the actors are also part of the cast. Dances with Wolves star doesn’t know too much about where the plot is headed until he gets his scripts, but he thinks fans will be pleased by what’s coming. “I feel like we’re going the right direction,” he told Use, praising the show’s writing. “It’s not so easy to catch a high point. It’s not so easy to stay there. And I think the writing is really staying at a level that’s important.”
Season 5 YellowstonePremieres on Paramount Sunday November 13.