According to Deadline, Kevin Costner (‘Yellowstone’) will direct, star in and produce the period Western ‘Horizon‘, which is being developed by Warner Bros. e New Line.
Furthermore, Costner also co-wrote the screenplay alongside Jon Baird. The duo had previously collaborated on the book ‘The Explorers Guild‘, released in 2015.
This will be the first feature directed by Costner from ‘pact of justice‘, from 2003.
The plot will chronicle a multifaceted 15-year period of expansion and colonization of the American West, before and after the Civil War. Experienced through the eyes of many, the epic journey is fraught with danger and intrigue, from the constant onslaught of natural elements to interactions with the indigenous peoples who lived on the land, showing the determination and often cruelty of those who sought to colonize it. .
In an official statement, Toby Emmerichchairman of the group Warner Bros Picturesdeclared: “We are very excited to be working with Kevin on his long-awaited return to directing with an epic western. Kevin’s ambitious vision for this story is the perfect crystallization of his affinity for the American West and his passion for bringing this turning point in history to life with all the human drama, cultural complexity and immense scope it deserves.”
New information should be released soon.