Based on the best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid, this limited series details the rise and fall of the renowned rock band Daisy Jones & the Six. By 1977, the band was on top of the world. Fronted by two charismatic singers, Daisy Jones (Riley Keough) and Billy Dunne (Sam Claflin), the band had risen from obscurity to fame.
Then, after a sold-out show in Chicago, they suddenly give up. Now, decades later, the band members have finally agreed to reveal the truth while being interviewed.
Backed by the songs from his famous album. dawn, Daisy Jones and the six takes an in-depth look at the rise, fall, and price of fame.
Before we get into more detail about the show, the music, the cast, and everything else, here’s the first trailer, including our first listen of the band performing together:
Okay, first things first. Yes, author Taylor Jenkins Reid has confirmed that Daisy Jones and the six it was inspired by Fleetwood Mac. So those Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham vibes that you’re getting are purposeful and amazing.
Along with Keough and Claflin, Daisy Jones and the six stars Camila Morrone as Camila Dunne, Will Harrison as Graham Dunne, Suki Waterhouse as Karen Sirko, Josh Whitehouse as Eddie Roundtree, Sebastian Chacon as Warren Rojas, Nabiyah Be as Simone Jackson, and Tom Wright as Teddy Price, with a guest appearance by Timothy. Olyphant as Rod Reyes.
And I just have to say that these actors understood the task. I mean, oh my gosh, seeing Daisy Jones & the Six jump off the page and into this trailer is already making me so excited.
Like, Riley and Sam. The sexual tension between Daisy and Billy is already palpable. And this transition from Billy and Camila to Daisy and Billy, my God.
I don’t want to give too much away to non-book readers enjoying this story for the first time through this show, but know that I can’t wait to shake it all together.
Now, as for the music, which is arguably one of the most important parts of Daisy Jones and the sixthere will be 24 original songs written exclusively for the series and recorded by the cast.
The songs were written by Grammy-nominated producer Blake Mills, who has worked with the likes of John Legend, Lana Del Rey, Pink, The Chicks, Fiona Apple and more, along with other talented co-writers and musicians, including Phoebe Bridgers. .
Behind the scenes, Daisy Jones and the six is executive produced by Hello Sunshine’s Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustradter, and Brad Mendelsohn. Reese notably selected the novel for her book club in February 2019.
The series was adapted by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, who previously wrote The Disaster Artist, The Fault In Our Stars, The Now Spectacular, 500 Days of Summerand more, with Neustadter co-hosting the show alongside Will Graham (Prime Video’s A league of its own), who is also an executive producer.
I know we’re still a little over a month away from Daisy Jones and the six premiere, but I’ll be obsessed with this trailer and the little bits of music until then.
Daisy Jones and the six will premiere on Prime Video on March 3, with new episodes dropping weekly every Friday through March 24.
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