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With so much of the Yellowstone universe yet to be untapped via future seasons and spinoffs encompassing various eras, fans are eager to get out of this mini-drought to see where the Dutton family members’ stories are going next. The latest Season 5 update revealed some key casting additions and promotions, with Jacki Weaver’s Caroline Warner confirmed to return for what should be an explosive battle with Kelly Reilly and Kevin Costner’s Beth and John Dutton. But a former series antagonist has hinted that his work on the show might not be as dead as viewers have assumed his character was.
Back in Season 2 of Yellowstone, John Dutton was dealing with the threat of brothers Malcolm and Teal Beck, as respectively portrayed by Neal McDonough and Terry Serpico. They were behind some truly heinous acts in their attempts to intimidate the Dutton family, with the most egregious one being Beth’s beating and attempted rape. (Not that either of her attackers lived to talk about it.) And though fans have long believed both brothers to be ex-threats in a mortal sense, McDonough has teased the possibility of Malcolm Beck’s return at some point in the future. Here’s how the actor put it in an interview with TV Insider when his character’s “death” was referenced: