Move over Yellowstone! takes a stab at its own Western ranching family ... trends now

Move over Yellowstone! takes a stab at its own Western ranching family ... trends now
Move over Yellowstone! Netflix takes a stab at its own Western ranching family ... trends now

Move over Yellowstone! Netflix takes a stab at its own Western ranching family ... trends now

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Move over Kevin Costner and Yellowstone, there's a new Western-themed drama headed to town.

Netflix announced it is developing a ranching family series titled Ransom Canyon, in what appears to be an attempt to capitalize on the success of Costner's Yellowstone

The streaming giant described the show as 'charting the intersecting lives of three ranching families, all set against the rugged expanse of Texas Hill Country.'

Based on the contemporary romance book series, Jodi Thomas’ Ransom Canyon, the show is set to star Josh Duhamel and Minka Kelly and has 10 episodes planned for its  first season.

The new series is also being compared to another popular romance show based on a series of books called Virgin River, which also has a home on Netflix. 

Netflix announced it is developing a ranching family series titled Ransom Canyon starring Josh Duhamel and Minka Kelly

Netflix announced it is developing a ranching family series titled Ransom Canyon starring Josh Duhamel and Minka Kelly

Netflix announced it is developing a ranching family series titled Ransom Canyon starring Josh Duhamel and Minka Kelly; both seen in 2021

The new series appears to be an attempt to capitalize on the success of Costner's Yellowstone

The new series appears to be an attempt to capitalize on the success of Costner's Yellowstone 

'It’s a multi-generational family show set on a ranch, and we say it’s Virgin River meets Yellowstone,' Jinny Howe, Netflix’s Head of Drama, Development, told Deadline in August 2022.

Howe added: 'It’s a contemporary Western romance show, just looking for more in this comfort romance space.

'We think that it’s going to

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