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Does Rip Wheeler Die in Yellowstone?

Does Rip Wheeler Die in Yellowstone?

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Yellowstone has taken the world by storm. With an exciting ending to season four, many viewers are curious about the fate of a beloved character, Rip Wheeler.

As the conflict between siblings Jamie and Beth boil down to a conclusion, viewers are left with quite the drama.

Viewers may be concerned that the actions of Beth’s conflict with Jamie will affect Rip’s life.

If you want to know the fate of the fan-favorite character Rip Wheeler, keep reading, just note there are spoilers ahead.

Does Rip Die in Yellowstone?

Rip Wheeler does not die in Yellowstone and is still alive at the end of Season 4. Though Beth considers avenging the attacks that have been made on her family, she opts out of the idea, leaving Rip out of the turmoil between her and Jamie.

In fact, things end up working out well for Rip and Beth, as the couple has an impromptu wedding ceremony.

Rip Wheeler and Beth Dutton from Yellowstone

The two love birds are filled with happiness in the moment, and Rip isn’t forced to get his hands dirty for the Dutton family.

Also read: 30 Best Rip Wheeler Quotes

Will Cole Hauser Be Returning to Season Five of Yellowstone?

On May 27, 2022, Cole Hauser confirmed via Instagram that he is returning to season five of Yellowstone to play Rip.

Now that he is married to Beth, Rip is officially a member of the Dutton family and is an even more important character on the show.

When Does Season Five of Yellowstone Premiere?

Kevin Costner, who plays John Dutton, revealed that Yellowstone season 5 will premiere on November 13, 2022. The hit show will be returning to Paramount Plus where it can be streamed.

Production for season five began in May 2022 in Montana. The action-packed season will contain 14 episodes, making it the show’s longest season to date. The 14 episodes will be split into two separate seven-episode installments.

Also read: What Does the Yellowstone Logo Mean?

Will There Be New Cast in Season Five of Yellowstone?

No new cast members have been confirmed for season 5 of Yellowstone. However, Jefferson White, who plays Jimmy Hurdstrom along with Kathryn Kelly, who plays Jimmy’s fiancée, Emily will become series regulars. Jen Landon who plays Teeter is also getting promoted to a series regular as well.

All of the main cast of Yellowstone is slated to return for season five. Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley, Cole Hauser, Kelsey Asbille, Brecken Merrill, Forrie Smith, Denim Richards, Ian Bohen, Finn Little, Ryan Bingham, and Gil Birmingham have all been confirmed to return for the fifth season.