Last night, Wynn Las Vegas hosted the star-studded red carpet and global world premiere of the highly anticipated Yellowstone prequel,1883. Taking place in the heart of Las Vegas, the multidimensional resort takeover spanned 40,000 square feet across five venues at Wynn Las Vegas including an extensive red carpet at the Encore Beach Club.
Stars of the anticipated series who attended included creator and Academy Award nominated Taylor Sheridan, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Academy Award winner Sam Elliott, and Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton. Executives in attendance included Bob Bakish (President and Chief Executive Officer of ViacomCBS), incoming CEO of Wynn Resorts Craig Billings and 101 Studios CEO David C. Glasser.
Image:: (L-R) Emma Malouff, Anna Fiamora, Isabel May, Billy Bob Thornton, Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Graciela Brancusi, James Landry Hébert, Faith Hill, Marc Rissmann, Dawn Olivieri and LaMonica Garrett attend the world premiere of \"1883\" at the Encore Beach Club at Encore Las Vegas on December 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for for Paramount+)"
Paramount+ will stream 1883, origin story to the wildly popular Yellowstone, starting on December 19th, but last night guests got a sneak peak at the first two episodes at Wynn Las Vegas’s Encore Theater - a world renowned performance venue that has been newly upgraded to offer the highest quality presentation standards. 101 CEO David C. Glasser and 1883 creator Taylor Sheridan introduced the screening to a theater full of friends, family and fans. After the screening, 200 people were treated to an elevated after-party at SW Steakhouse featuring a custom 1883 light show on the resort's iconic Lake of Dreams.
Image: Sam Elliott and Craig Billings, Incoming CEO, Wynn Resorts, attend the world premiere of \"1883\" at the Encore Beach Club at Encore Las Vegas on December 11, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for for Paramount+)"
Throughout the night, a 5 piece orchestra played the score of 1883 created by composer award winning Brian Tyler.
Taylor Sheridan, Creator, Director, Writer of 1883 (Academy Award Nominated)
From 1883: Sam Elliott (Shea Brennan),Tim McGraw (James Dutton), Faith Hill (Margaret Dutton), Isabel May (Elsa Dutton), LaMonica Garrett (Thomas), Billy Bob Thornton (Marshall Jim Courtright), Audie Rick (young John Dutton Sr.), Marc Rissmann (Josef), Eric Nelsen (Ennis), James Landry Hébert (Wade), Dawn Olivieri (Claire), Graciela Brancusi (Noemi), Amanda Jaros (Alina) & Martin Sensmeier (Sam)
From Yellowstone: Jefferson White, From Mayor of Kingstown: Emma Laird
Producers: David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, etc.
Cinematographer: Ben Richardson, Christina Voros
Composers: award winning Brian Tyler, Breton Vivian
Costume Designer: Emma award winning Janie Bryant
From 101 Studios: David C. Glasser (CEO), David Hutkin (COO)
ViacomCBS: Bob Bakish (President and Chief Executive Officer of ViacomCBS), Chris McCarthy (President and CEO ViacomCBS Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios), Tanya Giles (Chief Programming Officer, Streaming), Keith Cox (President of Scripted Programming, MTV Entertainment Studios), Keyes Hill-Edgar (COO, MTV Entertainment Studios), Domenic DiMeglio (Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President & Head of Operations, Streaming) Jeff Shultz (Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Business Development Officer, Streaming)
Wynn: Craig Billings (Incoming CEO, Wynn Resorts), Brian Gullbrants (President, Wynn Las Vegas)
ABOUT THE INAUGURAL EVENT
The 1883 World Premiere was the first collaboration between Wynn Las Vegas and 101 Studios to re-establish the historic connection between Hollywood and Las Vegas. Wynn Las Vegas has long been synonymous with the glamour and excitement of world-class entertainment and nightlife. This collaboration further solidifies the luxury resort's reputation while launching the brand into the world of Hollywood. The "Official Yellowstone Podcast," launched earlier this week, is already trending at Apple's Top 10 podcast charts in only 24 hours. The podcast, hosted by series star Jefferson White (Jimmy) is presented by Wynn Las Vegas and recorded at the resort's state-of-the-art studio. The first companion podcast to the Yellowstone series will give listeners exclusive interviews from the cast, crew, and special guests.
“1883” follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. It is a stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land – Montana