It’s been announced recently that Yellowstone star Kevin Costner is set to host and executive produce an eight-part docuseries about the Wild West. Kevin Costner’s The West will go beyond typical old Hollywood depictions of the “Wild West” to focus on the real history and untold truths of the American West.
According to a description via the History Channel, the series will “transcend the clichés and myths of the ‘Wild West’ to capture the diverse, complex characters and untold stories that defined the era and continue to shape our country today.”
The channel also said that Kevin Costner’s The West will be told through characters, historical archive, and expert interviews, to paint the perfect picture of the West.
Kevin Costner shared, “I am in love with history. I love the rich, heroic and harrowing stories of the West. The people and their stories have always held a fascination for me, but there’s an urgency today to put those times and the men and women who we think we know in perspective, in the context of their times, without judgement. This particular West project is significant for me as it marks a return to The History Channel, the home of my first foray into television with the Hatfields & McCoys, and an opportunity to partner with the legendary biographer and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, who so artfully weaves together important stories that are at once expansive, intimate and true.”
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