She Plays: Brilliant, bitter, beautiful Beth Dutton, a tough-as-nails corporate raider and the only daughter of über-wealthy cattleman John Dutton (Kevin Costner) on Paramount Network’s modern Western saga Yellowstone.

Her wild west upbringing means she can toss back whiskeys and throw down with cowboys. “She hates weakness in people,” Reilly says. “But she hates it most in herself.”

Where You’ve Seen Her: On Amazon Prime Video’s 2018 historical saga Britannia as headstrong Celtic warrior Kerra and on Season 2 of the HBO thriller True Detective as brainy Jordan Semyon. She has also appeared in feature films such as 2009’s Sherlock Holmes and 2012’s Flight.

Why We Love Her: Reilly’s fierce performance gives us zinger-envy. “People respond to Beth because of her willingness to do and say things we wouldn’t,” the actress says. “We propel our fantasies of being badass, or messy, onto her.”

Reilly also shows the underlying emotional pain Beth suffers, as she feels responsible for the death of her mother in a horseback-riding accident. “I’m interested in playing layered, truthful, flawed women,” she says.

Watch Out: As Beth begins to heal from her past wounds, she uses her business brains and strategy to go after her dad’s enemy, developer Dan Jenkins (Danny Huston). “She’s loyal to her father and would do anything for him,” Reilly says. “She’s the smartest person in any room.

She owns herself like a man does, and she doesn’t apologize for the space she takes or what she says or who she is.” You have a problem with that?

Yellowstone, Wednesdays, 10/9c, Paramount Network

Via TVInsider

We’ve obviously been on the Kelly train for years and I’m so pleased everyone else is finally getting on board as well. Here’s hoping all of the love for Kelly’s beautiful and bruised Beth results in an Emmy nomination come next round.





The Dutton family’s ranch will live to see another day: Paramount Network has renewed Western drama Yellowstone for a 10-episode second season.

Led by Oscar winner Kevin Costner, Yellowstone follows the members of a Montana family who own the largest cattle ranch in the United States — a piece of property that is often in conflict with the community surrounding it. Luke Grimes (Brothers & Sisters), Kelly Reilly (True Detective) and Wes Bentley (American Horror Story) also star.

The series premiered in June to 2.8 million total viewers and a 0.4 demo rating, and to date is averaging just under 2.4 mil and a 0.4 (in Live+Same Day ratings). With DVR playback, the totals about double, making the freshman drama the second-most watched cable drama behind a little thing called The Walking Dead. Season 1 is currently airing Wednesdays at 10/9c, with the finale set for Aug. 22.

Yellowstone‘s success comes on the heels of Paramount’s Waco and American Woman both debuting solidly among their target demos, with the former recently collecting three Emmy Award nominations.

HUGE congrats to Kelly and the rest of the cast and crew, I can’t wait!

Via TVLine




Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan is known for probing look at the gritty, violent underbelly of the American heartland in movies like Hell or High Water and Wind River. The filmmaker looks set to continue similar themes in Yellowstone, his new series for Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV). As seen in the first-look trailer above, Yellowstone is set near the titular national park and explores the violence needed to maintain the largest contiguous ranch in the United States.

That huge ranch is the property of the Dutton family. John Dutton (Kevin Costner) is the patriarch, whose grizzled adages about how ranching just means “surviving another season” look like they’ll probably end up justifying a lot of violence over the course of the show, as the ranchers contend with land developers and residents of a nearby American Indian reservation. Other cast members include Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, and Cole Hauser.

Watch the exclusive first trailer above. Yellowstone arrives on the Paramount Network this June.

Via EW

HD Captures of Kelly as Beth Dutton from the trailer:




The TCA (Television Critics Association) continues their annual fall and winter tour of new series in Los Angeles today with Paramount taking the stage to promote its transition from Spike to ParamountNet and show off the awaited series Waco, Heathers and last but certainly not least, Yellowstone. Kelly, alongside co-stars Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbillie and Gil Birmingham were in attendance to talk about the series.

After a quick promo reel for the show, in which at one point we must see Kelly’s character Beth charging at wolves, Kelly revealed that she was terrified during that scene as there were 6 very real wolves involved. Way to go, Kelly!




The cast of the Paramount Network’s Yellowstone, starring Kevin Costner, will be rounded out with actors Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, and Cole Hauser. The show is a gritty look at the life of the land-owning Dutton family in the American frontier, who face threats from both the federal government and the locals around them. Kevin Costner stars as the family’s patriarch John Dutton, who leads the charge in preserving his family’s holdings and way of life.

Wes Bentley (American Beauty, Interstellar) will portray John’s son Jamie, a polished lawyer considering a career in politics who continues to seek approval from his father despite his love for the limelight.

Kelly Reilly (Flight, upcoming Britannia and 10×10) will play John’s daughter Beth, a smart and powerful woman who is always prepared to fight alongside her father. Luke Grimes (American Sniper, The Magnificent Seven) joins as John Dutton’s youngest son Cory, an emotionally reserved former Navy SEAL who lives with his Native American wife and seven-year-old son on a reservation.

Cole Hauser (Tigerland, White Oleander) is Rip Wheeler, a tough and merciless wrangler from Yellowstone Ranch who will stop at nothing to get the job done.

Yellowstone is the first scripted drama series greenlighted by Paramount Network, Viacom’s new general entertainment network and leading scripted brand, which will replace Spike in January 2018, The 10-episode series is slated to go into production in August in Utah for a summer 2018 premiere.

Via Deadline and Spike