Connie Britton on ‘Friday Night Lights’ Remake: ‘You Need to Let it Go’

Variety | 9/18/2019 | Elizabeth Taylor
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Connie Britton opened up at a fireside chat Wednesday at the #BlogHer19 Creators Summit in Brooklyn by talking about one of her most beloved roles — Tami Taylor in the fan favorite series “Friday Night Lights.”

When asked if a remake of the sports cult film and Emmy-winning TV show is in the works she stated simply (but with a smile), “You need to let it go.”

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The four-time Emmy-nominated actress was on hand to speak about her future Hollywood endeavors (including a newly inked first look deal with Amazon Studios), while recalling the high and lows of her career playing memorable female characters on shows like “Nashville,” “24,” “American Horror Story” and “Dirty John.”

Britton said she is “really excited” about her Amazon contract, but also shared her concerns about the industry when it comes to her latest role as producer and, more importantly, as a female in charge.

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“[It is] really hard as a woman to say something that people don’t like. That’s very difficult. I still really struggle with sort of trying to be nice about it, make sure every body is feeling okay,” she explained. “And...
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