While filming an episode of 1883 season 1, Faith Hill slapped country star Tim McGraw during an emotional scene.

1883 was initially intended to conclude after the one season, but Sheridan has since decided to expand the franchise with a second season focusing on Bass Reeves, the legendary outlaw hunter.

James and Margaret Dutton in the Western series as they led their family and a platoon of various immigrants to a better life in Oregon.

The journey tested the Dutton's resolve numerous times resulting in several heated exchanges. However, one pivotal scene required Hill to get physical with her husband.

While a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, McGraw recalled an emotional moment when Hill had to slap her husband's face.

McGraw explained that he and his wife had to give it their all. Adhering to a method form of acting, the actor admitted to being slapped several times to get the shot needed for a critical scene.

However, it remains unclear whether or not the couple will reprise their roles for a second season because 1883 season 2 is set to focus on an entirely different character, Bass Reeves.

Regardless, the country singing couple has wowed audiences with their performances, and many critics regard them as contenders for Emmy nominations.