Robert Patrick is the new face of Yellowstone's 1923

Robert Patrick is the new face of Yellowstone's 1923 ...

Robert Patrick will reprise his role as a lawman in Paramount+'s upcomingYellowstoneprequel1923, according to Deadline's sister site.

Sheriff William MacDowell, a former TheScorpion actor, will play the Duttons, the franchise's central family.

This latest chapter of the Yellowstones origin story will introduce viewers to the next two generations of the Duttons as they battle historic drought, lawlessness, and a cattle theft epidemic, all while under the shadow of Montanas great depression, which preceded the country by over a decade.

Harrison Ford, who will play Jacob Dutton, the brother of1883s James Dutton, and Helen Mirren, who will play Jacobs wife, Cara Dutton. The cast also includes Darren Mann (Animal Kingdom), Marley Shelton (The Lottery), Brian Geraghty (Big Sky), Julia Schlapfer (The Politician), Michelle Randolph (A Snow White Christmas), Brandon Sklenar (The Offer)and relative newcomer Aminah Nieves.

Patricks long TV career includes roles on The Sopranos, The X-Files, Burn Notice, NCIS, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Sons of Anarchy, Perry Mason, andGoliath. Most recently he played Auggie Smith/White Dragon in Season 1 of HBO MaxsPeacemaker.