Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant ride again at Hollywood premiere for long-awaited Deadwood movie

He played a supporting role to Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry at the world premiere of their film John Wick: Chapter Three - Parabellum last week in New York.

But on Tuesday night in Hollywood, Ian McShane was the headliner at the premiere for HBO's Deadwood movie.

The British actor, 76, who reprises his role of Al Swearengen, put on a natty show in a dark blue three-piece suit with a kerchief in the breast pocket.

Spotlight: On Tuesday night in Hollywood, Ian McShane was the headliner at the premiere for HBO's Deadwood movie, a long-awaited follow-up to the series that ended in 2006

Spotlight: On Tuesday night in Hollywood, Ian McShane was the headliner at the premiere for HBO's Deadwood movie, a long-awaited follow-up to the series that ended in 2006

Deadwood ran for three seasons on the premium cable channel from 2004 to 2006.

HBO confirmed in July 2018 that the fan favorite would return in movie form and that most of the show's ensemble cast would be taking part.

The series was set in the 1870s in Deadwood, South Dakota, before and after the area's annexation by the Dakota Territory, and charted Deadwood's growth from gold rush camp to town.

Looking good: The British actor, 76, put on a natty show in a dark blue three-piece suit with a kerchief in the breast pocket

Looking good: The British actor, 76, put on a natty show in a dark blue three-piece suit with a kerchief in the breast pocket

Date night: McShane was accompanied to the screening by his American actress wife Gwen Humble, whom he wed in 1980

Date night: McShane was accompanied to the screening by his American actress wife Gwen Humble, whom he wed in 1980

McShane and actor Timothy Olyphant starred as two of the town's real-life residents, brothel and bar owner Swearengen and sheriff Seth Bullock.

The movie picks up a decade after the end of the series in 1889 as the deadwood townsfolk celebrate South Dakota’s statehood.

Back in December, executive producer Carolyn Strauss spilled some beans about the movie plot to EW.com

Back in the saddle: McShane and actor Timothy Olyphant reprise their roles as two of Deadwood's real-life residents, brothel and bar owner Al Swearengen and sheriff Seth Bullock

Back in the saddle: McShane and actor Timothy Olyphant reprise their roles as two of Deadwood's real-life residents, brothel and bar owner Al Swearengen and sheriff Seth Bullock

Dapper: Olyphant, 50, wore a long gray cotton scarf wrapped around his neck along with a blue blazer and black trousers

Dapper: Olyphant, 50, wore a long gray cotton scarf wrapped around his neck along with a blue blazer and black trousers

She's back: Molly Parker reprises her role as Alma Ellsworth, a widow who married prospector Whitney Ellsworth played by Jim Beaver

She's back: Molly Parker reprises her role as Alma Ellsworth, a widow who married prospector Whitney Ellsworth played by Jim Beaver

The Canadian actress, 46, looked fabulous in a figure-hugging black leather dress with long sleeves
It had a black lace panel at the hem and she added shiny black heels

Wow factor: The Canadian actress, 46, looked fabulous in a figure-hugging black leather dress with long sleeves. It had a black lace panel at the hem and she added shiny black heels

'It’s about the passage of time. The toll of time on people. It’s mellowed some people and hardened others,' Strauss explained.

'And it’s about the town’s maturing and becoming part of the Union and what that event sets in motion, in a very personal way for the people that it brings in town and what ensues.'

She went on: 'The time has taken its greatest toll on Swearengen. He’s the person who really drove so much of the life of the town and there’s a sense of that power waning somewhat, and what ensues of that is a big part of the story.'

Big night: Jim Beaver, 68, who stars as prospector Whitney Ellsworth, arrived at the premiere with wife Sarah on his arm

Big night: Jim Beaver, 68, who stars as prospector Whitney Ellsworth, arrived at the premiere with wife Sarah on his arm

Stylish: Robin Weigert stars as famous frontierswoman Calamity Jane and the actress, 49, opted for a colorful boldly patterned dress and black strappy sandal heels

Stylish: Robin Weigert stars as famous frontierswoman Calamity Jane and the actress, 49, opted for a colorful boldly patterned dress and black strappy sandal heels

Paula Malcomson, who plays prostitute Trixie, chose a dark green dress with sheer long sleeves and cutout at the bust
The 49-year-old completed her look with dark red pumps

Stylish: Paula Malcomson, who plays prostitute Trixie, chose a dark green dress with sheer long sleeves and cutout at the bust. The 49-year-old completed her look with dark red pumps

Molly Parker reprises her role as Alma Ellsworth, a widow who married prospector Whitney Ellsworth played by Jim Beaver.

The Canadian actress, 46, looked fabulous in a figure-hugging black leather dress with long sleeves.

A black lace panel was attached to the hem of the knee-length dress and she added shiny black heels. 

Kim Dickens, who plays brothel keeper Joanie Stubbs, went bra-less in a tuxedo suit with blue lapels
She added embellished sandal heels and a statement choker necklace

All business: Kim Dickens, who plays brothel keeper Joanie Stubbs, went bra-less in a tuxedo suit with blue lapels. She added embellished sandal heels and a statement choker necklace

Big pals: Brad Dourif, 69, who plays physician Dr. Amos 'Doc' Cochran, brought along his actress daughter Fiona Duris, 37

Big pals: Brad Dourif, 69, who plays physician Dr. Amos 'Doc' Cochran, brought along his actress daughter Fiona Duris, 37

Dayton Callie, who plays sheriff's deputy Charlie Utter, kept it casual in a black ensemble with a gray Fedora
W. Earl Brown, who plays saloon worker Dan Dority, paired an embroidered blazer with faded jeans and graphic te

Supporting cast: Dayton Callie, who plays sheriff's deputy Charlie Utter, kept it casual in a black ensemble with a gray Fedora, left, while W. Earl Brown, who plays saloon worker Dan Dority, paired an embroidered blazer with faded jeans and graphic tee, right

Role to play: Keone Young, 71, joins the Deadwood regulars as new character Mr. Wu in the film

Role to play: Keone Young, 71, joins the Deadwood regulars as new character Mr. Wu in the film

Her on-screen husband Beaver, 68, arrived at the premiere with his real-life wife Sarah. 

Robin Weigert stars as famous frontierswoman Calamity Jane.

The actress, 49, opted for a colorful boldly patterned dress and black strappy sandal heels.

Part of the backstory: Keith Carradine, 69, who starred as famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok in the TV series, isn't in the movie but came out to show support for the feature sequel

Part of the backstory: Keith Carradine, 69, who starred as famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickok in the TV series, isn't in the movie but came out to show support for the feature sequel

Eye-catching: Cleo King, 56, played cook Aunt Lou on the TV show and she arrived to see the movie version in a brightly colored coat

Eye-catching: Cleo King, 56, played cook Aunt Lou on the TV show and she arrived to see the movie version in a brightly colored coat 

Supportive: Leon Rippy, 69, who played saloon owner Tom Nuttall, was also on hand

Supportive: Leon Rippy, 69, who played saloon owner Tom Nuttall, was also on hand

Collaborators: McShane posed for photos with series creator and writer David Milch who wrote the screenplay for the movie

Collaborators: McShane posed for photos with series creator and writer David Milch who wrote the screenplay for the movie

Geri Jewel, 62, who plays Jewel, opted for a black blazer and pinstripe pants
Jade Pettyjohn, 18, who plays Caroline, flashed some leg in a wraparound gown

In the movie: Geri Jewel, 62, who plays Jewel, opted for a black blazer and pinstripe pants, left, while Jade Pettyjohn, 18, who plays Caroline, flashed some leg in a wraparound gown, right

All together: The cast posed for a group shot ahead of the screening at the Cinerama Dome

All together: The cast posed for a group shot ahead of the screening at the Cinerama Dome

Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt was on the guest list
So, too, was actress and fashionista Bai Ling

Got invites: Among the famous faces who were on the guest list were comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, left, and actress and fashionista Bai Ling, right

Paula Malcomson, who plays prostitute Trixie, chose a dark green calf-length dress with sheer long sleeves and a cutout at the bust.

The 49-year-old from Northern Ireland completed her look with dark red pumps. 

Kim Dickens was all business as she went bra-less in a tuxedo suit with shiny blue lapels.

Party time! Timothy and Molly looked in great spirits as the cast celebrated at Cinerama Dome

Party time! Timothy and Molly looked in great spirits as the cast celebrated at Cinerama Dome

Star-studded: Kelly had a glass of wine in hand as she chatted to pals

Star-studded: Kelly had a glass of wine in hand as she chatted to pals

It's a wrap! John Hawkes, who plays Sol Star, posed with Robin and Ian

It's a wrap! John Hawkes, who plays Sol Star, posed with Robin and Ian

Dickens, 53, who plays brothel keeper Joanie Stubbs, added embellished black sandal heels and a statement choker necklace.

Among the series regulars who aren't in the movie but showed up to support the film were Keith Carradine, Leon Rippy and Cleo King.

Among the guests invited to the premiere was comedian and actor Patton Oswalt and actress Bai Ling.

Fans still have to wait a couple of weeks before being able to see the deadwood movie. It is set to premiere on HBO on May 31. 

Pals: W. Earl Brown and Ian shared an animated conversation as the party got going

Pals: W. Earl Brown and Ian shared an animated conversation as the party got going 

Souvenir? Paula Malcomson proudly posed with a pillow with a photo of her character

Souvenir? Paula Malcomson proudly posed with a pillow with a photo of her character

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