Is "Deadwood" coming back from the dead?

The HBO series ran for three seasons and was canceled in 2006. At the time, there was talk of completing the drama with two movies, but nothing came of the matter (on a personal note: still mad about that).

Now, there are new rumblings that a movie might get made. Actor Garret Dillahunt (who played Jack McCall, then later Francis Wolcott) lit the first match on Twitter:

"WHAT?! Please be true!" responded Twitter and the rest of the Internet.

To that, an HBO spokesperson only said, "In reference to Garret Dillahunt's tweet regarding the rumored 'Deadwood movie,' there have only been very preliminary conversations."

OK, so, a possible movie is in the very early stages, but we can't help but be excited. And perhaps the stars are finally aligned for one to get made. And by that, we mean that Timothy Olyphant is done with "Justified" and Ian McShane is coming back to HBO anyway to do a short stint on "Game of Thrones." And creator David Milch's last pilot, "Money," was passed over, so perhaps he finally has time to write the ending "Deadwood" fans deserve.

As Dillahunt said, #EverybodyPray.

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