Hang up your Panthers jerseys and put away your Lions caps. Word from series creator Peter Berg is that, despite years and years of rumors, it’s very unlikely that there will be a(nother) Friday Night Lights movie. Berg said:
There’s not gonna be a movie. We talked about it, some people thought it was a good idea, some didn’t; I’ve come to believe it’s probably not a good idea and I seriously doubt it’s gonna happen.
A lot of people are treating this like terrible news, but I’m with Berg. Despite my love for Friday Night Lights, no, because of my love for Friday Night Lights, I think a movie would be a terrible idea. Few shows enjoy an ending as perfect as the one we got to see for the Taylors, Tim Riggins, Matty, Julie and the rest. I don’t want to see what happens next. I’m perfectly content leaving them there on their property, in their Chicago apartment and on that empty football field. It’s Texas forever in my heart. So here to help celebrate this news with us is the cast of Friday Night Lights, their eyes clear and their hearts full to the brim. Wouldn’t you rather remember them that way?