Q’orianka Kilcher will return as attorney Angela Blue Thunder in the fifth season of Kevin Costner’s westerns drama series Yellowstone, which some critics have called ‘reflection’.
Kilcher’s return comes amid her workers’ compensation fraud case, where she was accused of collecting disability benefits, even though she was able to work.
Just this past Sunday, Paramount Network released the first teaser for the much-anticipated new season, promising ‘all will be revealed’ as the film opens at the dazzling Montana ranch.
She came back! Q’orianka Kilcher, 32, is returning to the hit Western series Yellowstone for its upcoming fifth season, in her workers’ compensation fraud case where she is accused of collecting benefits disabled, even though she can work
Kilcher’s character Angela, a tribal lawyer, was last seen in the season three finale, where she was recruited by Rainwater to help put up roadblocks to Market Equities’ Montana development plan, based on Limit line.
Angela has been recruited by Rainwater to help put the brakes on Market Equities’ plans to grow the hell out of Montana.
Sharing a rare common goal, Rainwater and John band together and pool their resources, proposing that Rainwater’s ultimate weapon, Angela, cooperate with the Duttons.
By the time season 4 ended, Beth (Kelly Reilly) had done such a good job of thwarting Market Equities that Caroline promised to send her to prison for corporate espionage.
All the exorbitant drama is the perfect setup to bring Angela back to the fold for season five, which will likely include her teaming up with Beth again.
Real-life drama: Kilcher charged with two felony counts of worker’s compensation fraud after collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits, the California Department of Insurance announced in July, according to Entertainment Weekly
The announcement of Q’Orianka’s return to the popular Western series comes nearly two months after her real-life drama was revealed by the California Department of Insurance.
In July, the actress was charged with two counts of worker’s compensation fraud after collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits, according to Entertainment Weekly.
In a statement to Weekly entertainmentHer attorney, Michael Becker, has upheld the actress’s plan to ‘strongly defend herself and demand that she can afford to be presumed innocent both in and out of court.’
Kilcher, 32, allegedly injured her neck and right shoulder while making the movie Dora and the Lost City of Gold in October 2018. She saw a doctor there but stopped treatment and did not respond to the public. The insurance company processed her claim, according to CDI.
A year later, Kilcher allegedly told an insurance caseworker that she had been offered the job but was unable to take the job because of severe neck pain caused by her injury.
In total, she received $96,838 in temporary disability benefits between 2019 and 2021.
Injuries: Kilcher allegedly injured his neck and right shoulder while filming Dora and the Lost City of Gold in October 2018; actress in a movie scene
But after an investigation it was discovered that Kilcher had actually been working on Yellowstone for several months in 2019, which is around the time she claimed to be disabled due to her injury, the insurance department said. declared danger.
“According to the filing, she returned to the doctor and began receiving disability benefits five days after she last worked on the program,” the statement said.
Kilcher eventually surrendered to authorities and was charged with fraud in May.
The German-born star’s lawyer said she was injured while being a passenger in a production vehicle.
‘Third party doctors verified her injury and entitlement. Mrs Kilcher has always been upfront with her doctors and treatment providers, Becker said, adding, ‘And she never knowingly accepted benefits she didn’t believe she was entitled to. ‘
The difference: A year after her alleged injury, Kilcher is said to have told an insurance caseworker that she was offered the job but couldn’t take it because of severe neck pain from the injury her injury, although CDI claims she worked on the film during that time
The fifth season of Yellowstone will be split into two parts, with seven episodes each.
Several actors have been promoted from recurring to regular status, including: Wendy Moniz (Governor Perry), Jennifer Landon (Teeter), Mo Brings Plenty (Mo) and Kathryn Kelly (Emily).
Additionally, Josh Lucas (John Dutton), Kylie Rogers (Beth Dutton) and Kyle Red Silverstein (Rip Wheeler) will return once again to play younger versions of their characters.
Other newcomers will include Kai Caster (Rowdy), Lainey Wilson (Abby), Dawn Oliveri (Sarah Atwood) and Lil Kay (Clara Brewer).
Series fans or anyone looking to keep up with the episodes can watch the marathon on Paramount Network starting on Friday of Labor Day weekend, which will begin at 11 a.m. each day, Limit line are reporting.
The Dutton family’s preparations to protect their farmland begin in the two-hour season five premiere November 13 on Paramount Network.
Yellowstone is about to have a hugely successful 4th season, earning the title as cable station’s highest rated show, with over 14 million viewers in total. The fourth season finale drew more than 10 million viewers.
New movie premieres: Yellowstone’s two-hour season five premiere airs November 13 on Paramount Network
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