Connie Britton Is A Big Supporter Of A 'Friday Night Lights' Movie, Peter Berg Serious About The Script [PHOTO]

 @ZoeMintzz.mintz@ibtimes.com on April 29 2013 10:47 AM

Britton Connie Britton, who played Tami Taylor on NBC's "Friday Night Lights," says she's a big supporter of a film adaptation of the show.  Reuters

Connie Britton wants to revive her role as Tami Taylor.

The former star of NBC’s “Friday Night Lights” said she fully supports a "FNL" film, she told E! Online at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

"I would love it to happen. I'm a big supporter of it happening. I don't know if we will see it or not," she said.

“Friday Night Lights” ended in 2011 after five seasons. Critics adored the show, but it suffered from poor viewership, Sports Illustrated reports.

Peter Berg, who directed the 2004 adaptation of "Friday Night Lights" based on H.G. Bissinger's book, created the television series and directed two of its episodes, is serious about the endeavor, and the script is a work in progress, Britton told E! Online.

“If everybody got on board, I don't see why we couldn't have a movie," she said.

In February 2012, Berg revealed some of the inspiration behind the movie’s potential plotline.

"[Jason Katims] has come up with a really great storyline that parallels what happened to Mike Leach, one of my heroes, a coach at Texas Tech who was unjustly fired and unjustly accused of mistreating a player with a concussion, which was proven to not have been the case,” Berg told MTV about the show’s executive producer who wrote the script.

"It would be critical that we get Kyle and Connie [on board for the film] -- we anchored the show around them -- and then bring in Riggins, Tyra, Lyla and all other characters as we could get them. But the idea is to really revolve it around the coach."

But this might be a difficult task.

Last year, Taylor Kitsch, who played Tim Riggins on the show, said he was wary of rehashing his former character on the big screen.

“I love the way that we ended the character of where he’s at,” Kitsch told Access Hollyood. “I love playing him, but I think I want to leave him the way that it is.”

Despite the difficulties behind reuniting the Dillon crowd, Berg remains committed to the film.

“We're not done with 'Friday Night Lights,'" he said.

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