Piper Perabo’s character is at the moment engaged in an unlikely romance with Dutton household patriarch John Dutton (Kevin Costner) on Yellowstone, however in actual life, Perabo is married to an insider who wields fairly a little bit of energy on the present.
Perabo has been married to director Stephen Kay since 2014. In keeping with Us Weekly, they met whereas they have been each engaged on the TV collection Covert Affairs, wherein she performed the lead function of Annie Walker. Kay was the present’s director and government producer.
They introduced their engagement in 2013, and Perabo and Kay married in 2014.
Kay started his profession as an actor earlier than graduating to directing, and he and Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan met when each beforehand labored on Sons of Anarchy. Kay has directed 15 episodes of Yellowstone since Season 2, and it was truly a dialog throughout a dinner at Sheridan’s home that led to Perabo’s casting as activist Summer time Higgins on the present.
Perabo is a real-life activist, and that led to Sheridan writing the function particularly for her.
“I had a dinner with Taylor Sheridan, who writes Yellowstone, and his household, and it was after I had been a part of an enormous protest,” Perabo told Taste of Country in an interview to advertise Season 4 of the runaway hit present. “It got here up at dinner. I had gotten arrested for civil disobedience at this protest, and he was actually occupied with that, and we began speaking about … he kinda wished to know all of the nuts and bolts, and precisely the way it works. That is the type of storyteller he’s. He will get occupied with one thing and simply retains digging and digging and digging.”
That wasn’t the tip of it.
“About six months later, he known as and mentioned he’d written this half,” she mentioned, including that it is a dream function as a result of she was already a Yellowstone fan.
Yellowstone grew to become much more of a household undertaking for Perabo and Kay in the course of the first half of Season 5, when Kay’s daughter from a earlier relationship, Lilli Kay — Perabo’s stepdaughter — took a job as Clara Brewer, John Dutton’s assistant.
“I’ve kind of been on the sides of it. Fortunate for me, I used to be a fan and already had household who was engaged on the present,” Kay tells Deadline. “I had heard such superb issues from them. After which an element got here alongside that I is perhaps proper for. Taylor Sheridan had seen my work. I had identified him for some time and he knew that I may trip, so he threw me within the combine.”
She says the job was “actually a dream come true. The variety of days that I got here house from work crying over how superb it was to hang around with each Dad and Piper at work … I used to be like, ‘Oh my god, that is my dream.’ It was so lame of me, but in addition a lot enjoyable.”
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PICS: See Contained in the Historic Texas Ranch The place the New ‘Yellowstone: 6666’ Spinoff Is Filmed
The huge, historic Texas ranch the place the brand new Yellowstone spinoff Yellowstone: 6666 is filming has bought for just below $200 million, and photos present a property that’s actually a part of Texas historical past.
The 6666 Ranch — better-known because the 4 Sixes Ranch — in Guthrie, Texas, dates again to 1870. The ranch facilities round a 13-bedroom, 13-bathroom, 13,280-square-foot foremost residence, which is constructed of quarry rock that was hauled to Guthrie by wagon. The ranch additionally consists of huge, sweeping fenced pastures, farmland, fenced-in pens for cattle, a more moderen addition for horses, a water filtration plant that serves the ranch’s water wants and extra.
There are separate camp supervisor’s houses in each the North Camp and the South Camp of the ranch, which encompasses practically 225 sq. miles of land. Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan is a part of a gaggle of traders who lately acquired the property for $192 million, and he has been taking pictures his new present on the market in latest months.
PICTURES: See Inside Kevin Costner’s Spectacular Colorado Ranch
Yellowstone star Kevin Costner lives the ranch life when he is off the set of the hit present, too. The Oscar-winning actor owns a 160-acre ranch in Aspen, Colo., that is a spectacular getaway, full with a foremost residence, a lake home and a river home.
The posh retreat additionally contains a baseball discipline, a sledding hill, an ice rink, a number of sizzling tubs and views of the Continental Divide. The ranch property comfortably sleeps 27 individuals, and it is at the moment obtainable to hire for 36,000 an evening.
You Can Hire a Cabin on the Ranch From ‘Yellowstone’ – See Footage
The gorgeous Montana ranch that serves because the setting for the hit TV present Yellowstone provides cabins for hire, and the worth consists of excursions of the set and ranch. Scroll under to see photographs of the extraordinary property.