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Kevin Costner Heads West For 3rd Season Of ‘Yellowstone’ | TODAY

>>> WELCOME BACK TO THE THIRD >>> WELCOME BACK TO THE THIRD HOUR OF “TODAY.

” HOUR OF “TODAY.

” KEVIN COSTNER HAS DONE IT ALL.

KEVIN COSTNER HAS DONE IT ALL.

HE’S STARRED IN, DIRECTED, BEST HE’S STARRED IN, DIRECTED, BEST PICTURE WINNER “DANCES WITH PICTURE WINNER “DANCES WITH WOLVES.

” WOLVES.

” >> HIS ROLE IN “FIELD OF DREAMS” >> HIS ROLE IN “FIELD OF DREAMS” HAS BEEN MAKING US CRY FOR 30 HAS BEEN MAKING US CRY FOR 30 YEARS.

YEARS.

NOW, KEVIN IS HEADED WEST IN THE NOW, KEVIN IS HEADED WEST IN THE NEW SEASON OF “YELLOWSTONE.

” NEW SEASON OF “YELLOWSTONE.

” >> HE IS THE PATRIARCH OF THE >> HE IS THE PATRIARCH OF THE DUTTON FAMILY AND OWNER OF THE DUTTON FAMILY AND OWNER OF THE LARGEST RANCH IN THE STATE.

LARGEST RANCH IN THE STATE.

HE IS FIGHTING TO KEEP THE LAND HE IS FIGHTING TO KEEP THE LAND BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.

BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.

>> HOW MANY TIMES HAVE I STOOD >> HOW MANY TIMES HAVE I STOOD WITH YOU, DONNIE, STOOD FOR YOU? WITH YOU, DONNIE, STOOD FOR YOU? THINK YOU’D BE SHERIFF IF IT THINK YOU’D BE SHERIFF IF IT WEREN’T FOR ME? WEREN’T FOR ME? MAYBE YOU HAVEN’T NOTICED, BUT MAYBE YOU HAVEN’T NOTICED, BUT THERE IS A WAR GOING ON IN THIS THERE IS A WAR GOING ON IN THIS VALLEY.

VALLEY.

TODAY IS THE DAY YOU CHOOSE TODAY IS THE DAY YOU CHOOSE SIDES.

SIDES.

>> I THINK I’D LISTEN TO YOU.

>> I THINK I’D LISTEN TO YOU.

KEVIN JOINS US NOW.

KEVIN JOINS US NOW.

GOOD MORNING TO YOU.

GOOD MORNING TO YOU.

LET’S TALK ABOUT, YOU KNOW, SET LET’S TALK ABOUT, YOU KNOW, SET UP THE PREMISE ON THE NEW UP THE PREMISE ON THE NEW SEASON.

SEASON.

THE SHOW SEEMS SIMPLE ENOUGH.

THE SHOW SEEMS SIMPLE ENOUGH.

YOU HAVE A MAN TRYING TO PROTECT YOU HAVE A MAN TRYING TO PROTECT HIS LEGACY.

HIS LEGACY.

IT GETS COMPLICATED VERY IT GETS COMPLICATED VERY QUICKLY, DOESN’T IT? QUICKLY, DOESN’T IT? >> YEAH, IT IS A MELODRAMA, BUT >> YEAH, IT IS A MELODRAMA, BUT IT IS SET — I MEAN, WE’RE A IT IS SET — I MEAN, WE’RE A DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY, FOR SURE.

DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY, FOR SURE.

I THINK THE JOY OF ALL OF IT IS I THINK THE JOY OF ALL OF IT IS KIND OF THE BACKGROUND THAT’S KIND OF THE BACKGROUND THAT’S BEHIND US.

BEHIND US.

WE’RE IN THE BITTER ROOT VALLEY WE’RE IN THE BITTER ROOT VALLEY WHERE LOUIS AND CLARK WENT DOWN.

WHERE LOUIS AND CLARK WENT DOWN.

THE IMAGES CAPTURE PEOPLE.

THE IMAGES CAPTURE PEOPLE.

WE HAVE MEDICAL SHOWS, LAWYER WE HAVE MEDICAL SHOWS, LAWYER SHOWS, AND THEY’RE ALL GOOD, BUT SHOWS, AND THEY’RE ALL GOOD, BUT TIMES, WHEN WE SEE RUNNING TIMES, WHEN WE SEE RUNNING HORSES AND VALLEYS AND RIVERS, HORSES AND VALLEYS AND RIVERS, THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT IT THAT THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT IT THAT JUST GETS TO US.

JUST GETS TO US.

>> SOMETIMES, IT’S HARD TO — >> SOMETIMES, IT’S HARD TO — YOU KNOW, YOU TAKE A PICTURE OF YOU KNOW, YOU TAKE A PICTURE OF A BEAUTIFUL PLACE, AND IT A BEAUTIFUL PLACE, AND IT DOESN’T QUITE CAPTURE IT, BUT DOESN’T QUITE CAPTURE IT, BUT THIS SHOW CAPTURES THE EXPANSE THIS SHOW CAPTURES THE EXPANSE OF THE WEST.

OF THE WEST.

>> YEAH, ALL OUR MOVIES ARE — >> YEAH, ALL OUR MOVIES ARE — THEY’RE SET AGAINST SOME THEY’RE SET AGAINST SOME BACKGROUND, WHETHER IT IS BACKGROUND, WHETHER IT IS BOSTON, WHETHER IT’S, YOU KNOW, BOSTON, WHETHER IT’S, YOU KNOW, THE GIRL/BOY MOVIE, IT’S ABOUT THE GIRL/BOY MOVIE, IT’S ABOUT BASEBALL, BUT IS IT REALLY? BASEBALL, BUT IS IT REALLY? YOU GET TO THESE BEAUTIFUL YOU GET TO THESE BEAUTIFUL PLACES, BUT IF YOU DON’T HAVE PLACES, BUT IF YOU DON’T HAVE SOMETHING HAPPENING RIGHT IN SOMETHING HAPPENING RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA.

FRONT OF THE CAMERA.

IT IS A GOOD — IT WORKS.

IT IS A GOOD — IT WORKS.

IT ALL WORKS TOGETHER.

IT ALL WORKS TOGETHER.

>> YEAH.

>> YEAH.

>> BECAUSE WHILE WE MIGHT NOT >> BECAUSE WHILE WE MIGHT NOT ALL RELATE TO A MEGA RANCHER WHO ALL RELATE TO A MEGA RANCHER WHO HAS TO DEAL WITH ALL THESE HAS TO DEAL WITH ALL THESE ISSUES, IT ALL COMES DOWN TO ISSUES, IT ALL COMES DOWN TO FAMILY, IN A SENSE.

FAMILY, IN A SENSE.

>> YEAH.

>> YEAH.

YOU KNOW, THIS WAY OF LIFE IS — YOU KNOW, THIS WAY OF LIFE IS — THAT’S NOT MADE UP RIGHT THERE.

THAT’S NOT MADE UP RIGHT THERE.

THIS WAY OF LIFE, PEOPLE ARE THIS WAY OF LIFE, PEOPLE ARE STILL GETTING UP BEFORE THE SUN STILL GETTING UP BEFORE THE SUN AND MOVING CATTLE, FARMERS.

AND MOVING CATTLE, FARMERS.

I KNOW WE GET A LITTLE NUMB TOAR I KNOW WE GET A LITTLE NUMB TOAR WE WANT A PRESENTATION ON THE WE WANT A PRESENTATION ON THE PLATE.

PLATE.

YOU HAVE TO THINK ABOUT WHAT IT YOU HAVE TO THINK ABOUT WHAT IT TOOK TO ACTUALLY GET THERE.

TOOK TO ACTUALLY GET THERE.

NO ONE HAS TO FEEL GUILTY ABOUT NO ONE HAS TO FEEL GUILTY ABOUT IT, BUT WHAT’S INTERESTING TO IT, BUT WHAT’S INTERESTING TO KNOW IS THAT PEOPLE ARE STILL KNOW IS THAT PEOPLE ARE STILL MAKING A LIVING ON HORSE BACK.

MAKING A LIVING ON HORSE BACK.

>> I WAS ABOUT TO ASK YOU THAT.

>> I WAS ABOUT TO ASK YOU THAT.

I’M LOOKING AT THE PICTURES.

I’M LOOKING AT THE PICTURES.

>> WHY DIDN’T YOU? >> WHY DIDN’T YOU? >> BECAUSE I’M GOING TO DO IT >> BECAUSE I’M GOING TO DO IT NOW, KEVIN.

NOW, KEVIN.

[ LAUGHTER ] [ LAUGHTER ] >> SORRY YOU HAD TO SEE THAT.

>> SORRY YOU HAD TO SEE THAT.

>> I’M LOOKING AT THE PICTURE >> I’M LOOKING AT THE PICTURE BEHIND YOU, OF YOU ON HORSE BEHIND YOU, OF YOU ON HORSE BACK.

BACK.

WE’RE GOING TO SHOW IT TO PEOPLE WE’RE GOING TO SHOW IT TO PEOPLE AT HOME.

AT HOME.

DOES IT COME EASY WHEN YOU HAVE DOES IT COME EASY WHEN YOU HAVE A PROJECT LIKE THIS, DO YOU EVEN A PROJECT LIKE THIS, DO YOU EVEN BLINK? BLINK? >> I THINK ANYBODY WOULD LIKE TO >> I THINK ANYBODY WOULD LIKE TO DO MY JOB.

DO MY JOB.

I THINK THAT.

I THINK THAT.

WHEN I RAN WITH THE BUFFALO, WHEN I RAN WITH THE BUFFALO, WHEN I, YOU KNOW, GET TO GO WHEN I, YOU KNOW, GET TO GO ACROSS THE RIVER ON A HORSE, ACROSS THE RIVER ON A HORSE, MAYBE YOU CAN’T RELATE TO IT, MAYBE YOU CAN’T RELATE TO IT, BUT THERE IS SOMETHING IN US BUT THERE IS SOMETHING IN US THAT, YOU KNOW, PEOPLE DID THAT.

THAT, YOU KNOW, PEOPLE DID THAT.

THEY GO, COULD I DO THAT? THEY GO, COULD I DO THAT? YOU KNOW, I GET TO PLAY PEOPLE YOU KNOW, I GET TO PLAY PEOPLE SMARTER THAN ME, MORE HEROIC.

SMARTER THAN ME, MORE HEROIC.

I CERTAINLY DON’T WANT TO GIVE I CERTAINLY DON’T WANT TO GIVE UP RIDING THE HORSE BACK TO MY UP RIDING THE HORSE BACK TO MY STUNTMAN.

STUNTMAN.

IT IS LIKE, I WANT TO — I NEED IT IS LIKE, I WANT TO — I NEED TO GET THE BAD GUY.

TO GET THE BAD GUY.

I’M THE ONE SUPPOSED TO KISS THE I’M THE ONE SUPPOSED TO KISS THE GIRL.

GIRL.

I MIGHT AS WELL RIDE THE HORSE, I MIGHT AS WELL RIDE THE HORSE, TOO.

TOO.

>> I LOVE IT.

>> I LOVE IT.

>> TERRITORY.

>> TERRITORY.

>> INSTEAD OF HANDING THAT STUFF >> INSTEAD OF HANDING THAT STUFF OFF, THERE IS A JOY IN IT.

OFF, THERE IS A JOY IN IT.

>> I LOVE THAT.

>> I LOVE THAT.

>> WE MENTIONED IT’S THE 30th >> WE MENTIONED IT’S THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF “FIELD OF ANNIVERSARY OF “FIELD OF DREAMS, ” WHICH IS CRAZY.

DREAMS, ” WHICH IS CRAZY.

>> YEAH.

>> YEAH.

>> DO YOU REMEMBER ANY OF THE >> DO YOU REMEMBER ANY OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF FILMING THAT HIGHLIGHTS OF FILMING THAT MOVIE? MOVIE? >> WELL, YOU KNOW, I HAVE A >> WELL, YOU KNOW, I HAVE A DIFFERENT WAY OF LOOKING AT THE DIFFERENT WAY OF LOOKING AT THE MOVIE.

MOVIE.

I REMEMBER READING IT ON THE I REMEMBER READING IT ON THE COUCH AND THINKING TO MYSELF — COUCH AND THINKING TO MYSELF — BECAUSE THAT’S ONE MOMENT WHERE BECAUSE THAT’S ONE MOMENT WHERE I CAN PUT AN AUDIENCE ON MY I CAN PUT AN AUDIENCE ON MY SHOULDER.

SHOULDER.

IS THIS GOING TO BE WORTH MY IS THIS GOING TO BE WORTH MY TIME? TIME? IS THIS MOVIE GOING TO STAND A IS THIS MOVIE GOING TO STAND A CHANCE? CHANCE? YOU DON’T KNOW A MOVIE IS GOING YOU DON’T KNOW A MOVIE IS GOING TO STAY IN THE CONSCIENCE OF TO STAY IN THE CONSCIENCE OF AMERICANS LIKE “FIELD OF DREAMS” AMERICANS LIKE “FIELD OF DREAMS” THE WAY IT HAS.

THE WAY IT HAS.

I SOMETIMES DESCRIBE IT AS OUR I SOMETIMES DESCRIBE IT AS OUR GENERATION GENERATION GENERATION’S “IT’S A WONDERFUL GENERATION’S “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

” LIFE.

” THAT’S THE POWER OF MOVIES AND THAT’S THE POWER OF MOVIES AND THE OPPORTUNITY THAT HAPPENS THE OPPORTUNITY THAT HAPPENS EVERY TIME YOU LOOK AT ONE.

EVERY TIME YOU LOOK AT ONE.

THE ONE YOU DECIDE TO DO, YOU THE ONE YOU DECIDE TO DO, YOU KNOW, CAN IT LAST? KNOW, CAN IT LAST? BECAUSE YOU DON’T WANT — YOU BECAUSE YOU DON’T WANT — YOU KNOW, YOUR MOM PUTS YOUR PICTURE KNOW, YOUR MOM PUTS YOUR PICTURE ON THE FRIDGE.

ON THE FRIDGE.

EVENTUALLY, IT COMES OFF.

EVENTUALLY, IT COMES OFF.

YOU DON’T KNOW, BUT THE PROJECTS YOU DON’T KNOW, BUT THE PROJECTS I TRY TO BE ABOUT, I HOPE THAT I TRY TO BE ABOUT, I HOPE THAT MY CHILDREN END UP SEEING THEM.

MY CHILDREN END UP SEEING THEM.

SOME OF THEM ARE R, SO THEY SOME OF THEM ARE R, SO THEY CAN’T SEE THEM NOW.

CAN’T SEE THEM NOW.

I WANT THEM TO LAST.

I WANT THEM TO LAST.

I WANT THEM TO HAVE A LEVEL OF I WANT THEM TO HAVE A LEVEL OF RELEVANCE.

RELEVANCE.

>> THEY DO.

>> THEY DO.

>> AND THEY DO.

>> AND THEY DO.

>> I WATCH “TIM CUP” WHENEVER IT >> I WATCH “TIM CUP” WHENEVER IT IS ON.

IS ON.

>> HOW IS YOUR SWING? >> HOW IS YOUR SWING? >> GETTING BETTER.

>> GETTING BETTER.

>> THE NEW SEASON OF.

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