Newswire: HBO says Deadwood movie is in early talks

Turns out HBO isn’t going to leave Garret Dillahunt twisting in the wind over those Deadwood movie tweets—according to /Film, the cable network released this official, albeit terse, statement regarding plans for a feature film.

In reference to Garret Dillahunt’s tweet regarding the rumored Deadwood movie, there have only been very preliminary conversations.

Dillahunt kicked the brief conversation off Wednesday night with a tweet about the “credible rumors” he’s heard. Then, in a move from Ron Perlman’s playbook, Dillahunt rallied fans with a prayer hashtag and the acknowledgment of a film based on a different (and lesser) HBO series.

Come on @HBO…you made @entouragemovie. Give the #Deadwood fans some closure. #Youcandoit.

— Garret Dillahunt (@garretdillahunt) August 13, 2015

HBO didn’t give the most heartening response, but there are some encouraging factors to consider—former Deadwood regulars Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant are mostly free …

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