HBO officially heads the Deadwood movie. The announcement was made by Casey Bloys, President of HBO Programming, on Wednesday's TCA summer press tour
"All of these people have worked hard to bring this together," Bloys said. "It was a logistical nightmare to get all the actors' schedules together, but we're here, it's the go-ahead."
Bloys also said that the film is scheduled to begin filming in early 2019, but then in October with the note that the date was not "carved in stone".
This is not the first time Bloys was questioned about the possible movie. Just last year, he praised the script he had received for screenwriter David Milch.
"I wanted a script that stands alone … I'm glad to say that David did it all, it's a terrific screenplay," Bloys said at the time.
Fans of the HBO series have been searching louder and louder for stories in the "Deadwood" world since the end of the 2006 series. The series ran three seasons and 36 episodes with many critics as one of the best television series of all time. The show received 28 Emmy nominations during its run, eventually winning eight.
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