The ego-driven clash at the heart of all the Yellowstone drama

"Yellowstone" fans were treated to a PaleyFest panel featuring the cast and creator of the hit drama series.

Kevin Costner, who stars as John Dutton, confirmed that he will be returning for the upcoming fifth season.

Costner also teased that the new season will be "very strong" and "full of surprises."

Creator Taylor Sheridan revealed that the new season will explore more of the Dutton family's backstory.

Sheridan also hinted at new characters being introduced and the show diving deeper into the world of politics.

Kelly Reilly, who plays Beth Dutton, discussed the challenges of portraying such a complex and damaged character.

Luke Grimes, who plays Kayce Dutton, revealed that he had a tough time leaving his character behind at the end of each season.

Wes Bentley, who plays Jamie Dutton, teased that his character will continue to struggle with his past decisions.

Cole Hauser, who plays Rip Wheeler, discussed the evolution of his character and his relationships with the Duttons.

The release date for the new season of "Yellowstone" has not yet been announced, but it is expected to premiere in 2023.