Friday Night Lights Musical: Actually a Thing That Will Happen!

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Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can sing?

We'll soon find out, as sources have confirmed a Friday Night Lights musical is actually on tap.

Friday Night Lights team pic

Titled “The Unauthorized Friday Night Lights Musical,” it will come to us in 2016 and be produced by the same people behind this year’s Unauthorized O.C. Musical.

"Every day counts. One night matters. The Unauthorized #FNLMusical is coming to LA in 2016!" Tweeted the handle @TheFNLMusical on Tuesday morning.

But… wait! This news gets even better: Scott Porter will be taking on the role of Coach Taylor in the production!

Added that same Twitter account:

"The player is now the coach... @nbcfnl's @ScottPorter is Coach Taylor in the Unauthorized #FNLMusical!"

Porter has shown off his impressive pipes on TV before, most notably during his run as a main cast member on The CW's Hart of Dixie.

Friday Night Lights debuted in 2006 on NBC and ran for five amazing seasons before folding up its playbook in 2011.

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Friday Night Lights Quotes

We're not playing this game in the stands, understand? Forget about that crap. This game happens on the field.

Coach Taylor

I'm sorry mama, but the more I look at this man, the more I remember him not being there.


Friday Night Lights Music

  Song Artist
Muzzle of bees Muzzle of Bees Wilco iTunes
Song Evergreen The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Song Bang a Gong (Get it On) T. Rex