Deadwood Wrap-Up Movie: It's Finally (Maybe) Happening

For f–k’s sake, it better happen this time!

Deadwood, the Western drama that HBO cancelled in 2006, might soon get a satisfying conclusion: Sources confirm to TVLine that talks between the network and series creator David Milch have indeed resumed.

The project — which likely will take the form of a movie — had been rumored for some time; in 2014, star Kim Dickens told Michael Ausiello that a continuation was a “possibility.” (See video below.)

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Following the show’s abrupt cancellation after three seasons, HBO announced plans to produce two two-hour wrap-up movies, but the project eventually died on the vine.

Garret Dillahunt, who played Francis Wolcott and Jack McCall on the beloved series, tweeted some encouraging news Wednesday evening:

When asked for comment, an HBO rep said, “In reference to Garret Dillahunt’s tweet regarding the rumored Deadwood movie, there have only been very preliminary conversations.”

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