Lynn Blackburn to Recur on Season Five of Friday Night Lights

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Lynn Blackburn has landed her first television role, and it's a biggie.

The actress will play a character named Laurel on season five of Friday Night Lights. According to Entertainment Weekly, she'll be an intelligent, tough teacher at East Dillon who befriends [FNL spoiler alert!] the school’s newest hire, Tami.

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Earlier this week, Grey Damon was cast as the Lions’ new wide receiver.

Production on the show's fifth and final season is now taking place in Austin.

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I wish there was a way we could punish these kids without just sending them home. She was smiling.

Tami

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Tim

Friday Night Lights Music

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Muzzle of bees Muzzle of Bees Wilco iTunes
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