Kevin Costner to Leave Yellowstone After Season 5

Kevin Costner has announced that he will not be returning for the sixth season 

Costner has starred as John Dutton on the show since its premiere in 2018

said that he felt it was time to move on to other projects. 

Costner said in a statement 

"I've had a great time playing John Dutton for the past five seasons

"But I feel like it's time for me to step away  

I'm grateful to Taylor Sheridan and the entire Yellowstone team 

for giving me the opportunity to play such an iconic character."