‘Yellowstone’ TV: Brecken Merrill Announces Reunion with ‘Young Rip’ Actor Kyle Silverstein for St. Jude’s

by Thad Mitchell

Yellowstone rising star Brecken Merrill is making a name for himself on the hit Paramount Network series as the youngest of the Dutton clan.

Merrill plays curious cowboy in training, Tate Dutton, in the modern western drama television show. Tate is the grandson of Yellowstone Ranch owner John Dutton and the son of Kayce and Monica Dutton. The youngster spends his days rubbing elbows with ranch hands and learning the ways of Yellowstone Ranch. It is important that Tate learns the ranch life at a young age as it is likely to be his to care for someday. John Dutton makes sure to keep Tate in the loop on the certain ranch activities that he is old enough to understand. The youngster certainly illustrates a desire to learn and care for Yellowstone Ranch the same way his grandfather does.

When he isn’t on the Yellowstone set, Merrill is your typical youngster and curious about the world before him — much like Tate. He has taken up some rather interesting hobbies lately, including owl pellet dissection. He is also quite active on social media and has a sizeable online following. The Yellowstone star likes to share photos of his latest adventures with his fans and social media followers. On Thursday, he took to Instagram to share a “throwback” photo of himself and fellow Yellowstone actor Kyle Silverstein. Merril says he will reunite with Silverstein for a question and answer session to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Silverstein plays a young Rip Wheeler in flashbacks to Rip’s youth.

“Throwback Thursday to Yellowstone season two when I got to hang out with young Rip, Kyle Silverstein,” Merrill says. “Get excited because next week Rip and Tate are going to have a little reunion in honor of St. Jude! We will be hosting a LIVE and answering your questions. I will remind you the day before so you don’t miss it!”

Yellowstone Fans Want to See More of Tate Dutton

Yellowstone fans can’t wait to see Merrill back on their television sets this summer.

Many are wondering what the new season will have in store for young Tate Dutton. Previous seasons have been kind to him as he’s done battle with a rattlesnake and has been kidnapped by a militia group.

Tate has had some big moments on the positive side as well. Getting his own horse in a previous was a big step for the young cowboy-in-training?

What will season four bring forth for Tate? How will he react to the attack on his father, grandfather and aunt? Will it be Tate that seeks out revenge on the attackers as he grows older.

With the season four premiere now just weeks away, Yellowstone fans know answers are on the way.