Daisy Jones & The Six might be a perfect name for a ’70s rock band, but it’s actually the title of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s bestselling novel on which the new miniseries by Riley Keough , granddaughter of Elvis Presley, is based. , about sex, drugs and a band with an enigmatic or magnetic singer.
As with movies like Almost Famous, this miniseries portrays the other side of fame and music, showing what happens to the lives of the members of a famous band on and off stage.
The series is also produced by Reese Witherspoon and Jenkins Reid, who oversaw the creation of the 10-episode miniseries, which isn’t exactly musical, but it does have a lot of music and a fictional rock legend that we’re probably going to want to see. actually exist.
The first teaser for the miniseries simply shows the characters on stage, wearing costumes inspired by the 1970s music scene, making Riley Keough a sort of ethereal icon leading a band with millions of fans.
Daisy Jones & The Six is one of two adaptations of Jenkins Reid ‘s novels that are already on the way, in addition to this, Netflix is already preparing a movie about The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.
When does the series premiere?
The miniseries can be seen through the Amazon Prime platform from March 3, 2023. Taking into account what happened with The Rings of Power, we can assume that the series will release one chapter per week.
What is Daisy Jones & The Six about?
The story is based on the Jenkins Reid novel which became one of the best selling books of 2019.
The story begins in the 1970s and ends in the 1980s, where it tells the story of an artist named Daisy Jones and a classic rock band called The Six, who decide to form a single group to collaborate and create something that transcend and conquer his fans even more, but things do not go as expected.
After releasing a breakthrough album, Jones and the band part ways without giving explanations or reasons. Years later, the former members of the group meet again to discuss what happened between them and how they decided to separate at a point where their careers were going to explode.
What happens in that time is a story of betrayals, love triangles, addictions and music, and although it is not a true story, all this is slightly inspired by Fleetwood Mac and the legendary Stevie Nicks , author of songs like The Edge of Seventeen. and Crystal.
The cast of Daisy Jones & The Six
Riley Keough , who appeared in movies like Mad Max: Fury Road and American Honey, stars in the series as the enigmatic Daisy Jones, while Enola Holmes’ Sam Claflin also stars as one of the band members, Camila Morrone, who he plays his wife, Suki Waterhouse, Timothy Oliphant and Sebastian Chacon.
According to Collider, Keough revealed in an interview that he had to learn to sing and that he felt a lot of pressure because his grandfather is Elvis Presley . “I didn’t even know how you get to be able to sing loud. I went to a vocal coach and said, they need me to scream. It sounded so bad that I started crying. I thought, I can’t do it, and when I can’t do something, a fire ignites in me to do it. I was like, I have to do it. I’m going to go to this vocal coach, and he’s going to teach me how to do it, whatever he has to do to get it done. He really turned me into forcing myself to do things that he had never done before,” she said.