Photo credit:  This image released by Paramount Network shows Kelly Reilly, left, and Kevin Costner in a scene from “Yellowstone.” (Paramount Network via AP)


It’s official:  Kevin Costner won’t be returning to “Yellowstone”.

He shared the news to fans in a video posted on social media.  Quote, “After this long year and a half of working on ‘Horizon’ and doing all the things that that’s required and thinking about ‘Yellowstone’, that beloved series that I love . . .

“I just realized that I’m not going to be able to continue, Season 5B or into the future.  I loved it and I know you loved it . . . I love the relationship we’ve been able to develop, and I’ll see you at the movies.”

“Yellowstone” Season 5 returns November 10th.