Connie Britton 'big supporter' of 'Friday Night Lights' movie (Poll)
Connie Britton is still interested in a new "Friday Night Lights" movie, saying she would "love it to happen."
She played Tami Taylor on a football drama series by the same name, which was itself based on another film and book, between 2006 and 2011, when it ended its run. Executive producer Peter Berg told MTV News in February 2012 that a new movie script was almost finished. Britton told OTRC.com the following March that he was "full-on serious" about the project and that it was a "great idea." (Watch the interview, below.)
She echoed similar comments at the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, telling E! News: "I would love it to happen. I'm a big supporter of it happening. I don't know if we'll see it or not. I know it was being written and Peter Berg is really serious about it. I think if everybody got on board, I don't see why we couldn't have a movie."
Berg told MTV News last year that it would be "critical" to get Britton and co-star Kyle Chandler in order to make the film, adding: "We anchored the show around them."
"Friday Night Lights" cast - where are they now?
Connie Britton appeared on FX's "American Horror Story" after "Friday Night Lights" ended. She currently stars on the ABC show "Nashville," playing country singer Rayna James. The show's debut season finale airs in May.
Kyle Chandler went on to star in Steven Spielberg's 2011 movie "Super 8" and the 2012 films "Zero Dark Thirty" and the Oscar-winning "Argo." The actor also appeared in "Broken City," which was released in January. He is set to play a cardinal in Ridley Scott's new Showtime series "The Vatican," which is being filmed in Rome.
"Friday Night Lights" actor Taylor Kitsch appeared in the 2012 films "John Carter" and Oliver Stone's "Savages." He is currently filming two movies and wrapped production on another one, "Lone Survivor," which is set for release in November and was also directed and written by Berg.
Adrianne Palicki went on to star in a never-aired "Wonderwoman" pilot (see a PHOTO of her in costume), a remake of the film "Red Dawn" and the movie "G.I. Joe: Retaliation."
Minka Kelly, the actress left "Friday Night Lights" in 2009 and went on to appear in the NBC show "Parenthood" and the short-lived ABC TV remake of "Charlie's Angels." She can be seen next in the film "The Butler," which was directed by Lee Daniels and stars Oprah Winfrey as well as Robin Williams, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda and Terrence Howard. The movie is set for release on Oct. 18.
"Friday Night Lights" actress Amy Teegarden went on to star in the films "Scream 4" and "Prom" as well as the online show "Aim High."
Berg directed the 2012 movie "Battleship," which starred Kitsch, and helmed a new NBC pilot titled "Bloodline."
"Friday Night Lights" screenwriter Jason Katims is an executive producer of "Parenthood" and is also producing a pilot for "About a Boy," a TV adaptation of a 2003 film, which is based on a Nick Hornby novel.
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