Friday Night Lights Movie

Friday Night Lights movie is currently in Development

May 13, 2018 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Universal is working on a new take on Friday Night Lights.

Who's Involved:

Drew Dowdle, John Erick, Brian Grazer, Robert Schenkkan

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Friday Night Lights Plot: What's the story?

A reimagined Friday Night Lights centering on a Texas High School football team.

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Friday Night Lights Cast: Who stars in it?

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Friday Night Lights?

  1. The project is not a sequel to Universal’s 2004 film or related to NBC’s TV series with Kyle Chandler (12/7/19).
  2. A new take on the 2004 film based on Buzz Bissinger non-fiction book.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Friday Night Lights?

A look at the Friday Night Lights behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Robert Schenkkan last wrote Hacksaw Ridge and Anabasis.


John Erick


Brian Grazer

Production Companies

Film 44 (Former)

Imagine Entertainment

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Production Timeline: When did the Friday Night Lights come together?

On or about May 13, 2018 • The film was in Development status.

Universal is working on a new take on Friday Night Lights.

On or about August 2, 2011 • The film was in Announced status.

Friday Night Lights Release Date: When is it coming out?

Friday Night Lights is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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