WHISKEY ALL AROUND- production officially begins TODAY for HBO’s long-awaited Deadwood feature film.
The production announcement came from HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys, which also included a list of the returning cast members. [Cue excitement]
Ian McShane will be back as Al Swearengen, Timothy Olyphant as Seth Bullock, Molly Parker as Alma Ellsworth, Paula Malcomson as Trixie, John Hawkes as Sol Star, Anna Gunn as Martha Bullock, Dayton Callie as Charlie Utter, Brad Dourif as Doc Cochran, 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 will also feature new cast member Jade Pettyjohn as Caroline.
Also, dear HBO press release, WHY DIDN’T YOU MENTION W. EARL BROWN AS DAN F**KING DORIETY?! We KNOW he’s back, so what gives?
HBO says the Deadwood film will have 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.
Needless to say, we cannot WAIT for this film.
Time for some peaches, and don’t forget the cinnamon. [user_id]