The Daisy Jones and The Six adaptation, based on the book by Taylor Jenkins Reid is a series in the works for Prime Video. If you’re in the BookTok and Bookstagram worlds, you’ve definitely heard of this one. While audiobooks aren’t usually my thing, I’ve heard that this book is FANTASTIC in audio form.
Despite filming being delayed by Covid, this will be the first Taylor Jenkins Reid adaptation to hit the screen. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Malibu Rising are also in various stages of development.
This page was updated: 6/13/22
About The Book: A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous break up.
Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the real reason why they split at the absolute height of their popularity…until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it’s the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she’s twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things.
Another band getting noticed is The Six, led by the brooding Billy Dunne. On the eve of their first tour, his girlfriend Camila finds out she’s pregnant, and with the pressure of impending fatherhood and fame, Billy goes a little wild on the road. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend.
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Current Production Status: Wrapped filming in June 2022. It’s expected to be a 12 episode miniseries.
Daisy Jones and The Six adaptation Timeline:
After the book was published in March of 2019, The Daisy Jones and The Six adaptation was announced just a few months later in July with Reese Witherspoon and her production company Hello Sunshine attached. It was also announced that the author, Taylor Jenkins Reid, would be an executive producer. Production was on a fast track with the main cast being announced that Winter. But the Covid pandemic put filming on hold in 2020. From March 2020-September 2021 the project was in a hold with more casting announcements and minor work being done. Filming fully started back up again in September 2021 and finally wrapped May 2022.
Who Owns The Rights: Amazon Studios, Hello Sunshine
Who Is Attached: Riley Keough, Sam Claflin, Sebastian Chacon, Suki Waterhouse, Camila Morrone, Josh Whitehouse
Filming Locations: New Orleans, Los Angeles
Estimated Release: Late 2022 or Early 2023.
Previous mentions on AiLL:
You can also find this adaptation in 2022 Books to Screen Adaptations.
Other Adaptations From This Author:
While there are no other adaptations currently released both The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo (Netflix) and Malibu Rising (Hulu) are in various stages of development.
Daisy Jones and the Six adaptation: Everything We Know So Far
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