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Everything We Know About the Daisy Jones and the Six TV Show

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"Daisy Jones and the Six" is making its way from the page to the television. The beloved, best-selling novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid was originally released in 2019. Backed by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine production company, Amazon Prime Video started developing an adaptation in 2018. The limited series is set to follow the rise and fall of a fictional rock band loosely inspired by Fleetwood Mac. Against the backdrop of 1970s rock 'n roll, the story centers on lead singers Daisy Jones and Billy Dunne and their whirlwind love triangle. To get a closer look at the cast and what the limited series will look like, check out the official teaser trailer.

What is the cast of Daisy Jones and the Six?

The cast is full of stars, from Riley Keough (Elvis Presley's granddaughter), who stars as Daisy Jones, to The Hunger Games star Sam Claflin, who plays Billy Dunne. Suki Waterhouse plays keyboardist Karen Sirko, Josh Whitehouse as bassist Eddie Roundtree, and Sebastian Chacon is the drummer Warren Rhodes. Additional cast members include Timothy Olyphant as the band's manager, Rod Reyes, and Camila Morrone, who plays Billy's girlfriend.

What is Daisy Jones and the Six based on?

In a story with Hello Sunshine, Taylor Jenkins Reid said Fleetwood Mac inspired her while she was developing "Daisy Jones and the Six":

"I kept coming back to that moment when Lindsey [Buckingham] watched Stevie [Nicks] sing 'Landslide.' How it looked so much like two people in love. And yet, we’ll never truly know what lived between them. I wanted to write a story about that, about how the lines between real life and performance can get blurred, about how singing about old wounds might keep them fresh."

So while real-life chemistry inspired the story, the characters are fictional.

Who is the girl on the cover of Daisy Jones and the Six?

Despite the cover giving many fans 'Stevie Nicks vibes, the woman on the book's cover is not Stevie Nicks.Caroline Teagle Johnson designed the original cover, and Ballantine Books created a special tie-in cover for the upcoming show. The new cover features Riley Keough as Daisy. Which cover do you prefer?

Are they making Daisy Jones and the Six into a movie?

No, "Daisy Jones and the Six" will not be made into a movie. Even better, Amazon Prime Video will release it as a limited series! Production started in September 2021, and filming finished in May 2022. The teaser trailer was just released this month, and the series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on March 3, 2023, with new episodes released every week until March 24.

Is Daisy Jones and the Six connected to Evelyn Hugo?

"The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo" is another of Reid's bestselling novels. While it is not a part of a series with "Daisy Jones and the Six," both books take place in the same fictional universe and even feature cameos of each other's characters. Reid's other book, "Malibu Rising," is also a part of this TJR fictional universe.

Is Daisy Jones and the Six based on a real story?

While Reid did take inspiration from the chemistry between lead performers of Fleetwood Mac, her novel is not about Fleetwood Mac, nor is it based on a real story. "Daisy Jones and the Six" is completely fictional. The lead singer, Daisy Jones, is partially based on Stevie Nicks.

Will there be original music in the show?

Alongside delivering stunning visuals and 70s rock nostalgia, the Prime Video adaptation will contain original songs fans can steam and download on Amazon Music. Singer-songwriter Blake Mills, who has worked with various artists, including John Legend and Fiona Apple, created the show's soundtrack. You can read "Daisy Jones and the Six" and Taylor Jenkins Reid's other books here on Fable and join hundreds of clubs reading them too!

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