Sylvester Stallone wants what Kevin Costner has: a tailor-made television drama from Taylor Sheridan, who created America’s most successful cable series with Yellowstone. The mafia story of Kansas City is planned.
Not everyone in Germany may have noticed, but in the USA the king of the odds is currently Yellowstone. The western series with Kevin Costner breaks one cable record after the next on the Paramount Network and sometimes achieves values like The Walking Dead in good times (we reported). So it’s no wonder that Paramount gave series creator Taylor Sheridan, who is also known for films like “Wind River” and “Hell Or High Water“Knows, wants to elicit a few more hits.
Most recently, the drama Mayor of Kingstown with Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) came about on the streaming platform Paramount +. While in 1883 a first direct spin-off for Yellowstone is already in the starting blocks. But now another format has been unveiled, which with the “Rocky“- and “Rambo“-Star Sylverster Stallone has a similar big name to offer as a leading actor as Kevin Costner on his ranch.
The planned title of the project is “Kansas City“. The big city in the state of Missouri is logically also the setting. Sly plays a New York gang boss named Sal, who relocates his Mafia organization to the Midwest and is supported by illustrious and equally dangerous characters. Your new home is aspiring and modernizing itself at that time in great strides …
Sheridan co-created the potential series with none other than Boardwalk Empire boss Terence Winter, who also worked on The Sopranos. In the event of an order, he would probably also be the showrunner. For Stallone it would be the first major TV role after his impressive film career. Although he made small appearances in “Kojak” and “Police Story“And most recently again in This Is Us when he performed himself.