Yellowstone TV: ‘Tate Dutton’ Actor Brecken Merrill Teases Season 4 in New Post

by Thad Mitchell

Fans of popular Paramount Network series “Yellowstone” are eagerly awaiting the return of the show for its fourth season.

It appears many of the actors on the show are for also ready for its return, using social media to tease the new season. Filming of the fourth season finish up not long ago and network executive are proud of what they have accomplished.

Brecken Merrill, who plays the young Tate Dutton on Yellowstone, is the latest series member to tease the return. The show will return this summer.

Merrill recently took to social media to share a set photo of himself as Tate Dutton and Kevin Costner as John Dutton. The young child actor is building excitement for the upcoming season premiere.

“Quality time with Grandpa Dutton,” he says in the post’s caption space.

With the headline “Protect What’s Yours” the photo shows Tate and his grandfather at Yellowstone Ranch. Tate appears to be wearing a kind of “war paint” while aiming a slingshot in the direction of the camera. John is portraying his usual stoic look with his trademark cowboy hat sitting atop his head.

Yellowstone Fourth Season is Just Around the Corner

Merrill is now 12-years-old and entering his fourth season as a member of the Dutton family. He has nearly 20,000 Instagram followers and his Yellowstone teasing post collected 100 of “likes.”

Tate is the son of Kayce and Monica Dutton and has had an adventurous three seasons to say the least. The first season saw him hiding in a drainage pipe only to find a rattlesnake mere feet from him. He is able to kill the snake by repeatedly stomping on it with his boots. Having killed the snake, he takes it to his father who cuts of the rattler for his son to keep.

His biggest storyline to date came toward the end of season three when he is abducted by Dutton rivals. He is taken hostage by a militia group at the orders of the Beck family. The Beck’s wish to use Tate as a pawn to push John Dutton in actions that benefit them. His father, Kayce, eventually rescues him and kills most of the militia members to find him.

With Yellowstone set to return soon, one wonders what will be in store for Brecken Merrill and Tate in the fourth season.