Kyle Chandler | Men’s Health Magazine Phootshoot
What was your favorite part of making the movie?
That’s sort of a hard question. My pop died when I was 14, so one of the cool moments was just at the end. [In a scene where Jack finds and hugs his son], because … it sounds kind of crazy, but in my own little [version of the] movie that I’m making, it’s my dad coming up and finding me and giving me a hug.
Kyle Chandler, Moviefone
Tomorrow night, after five terrific, unlikely seasons, the clock will run out on NBC’s Friday Night Lights. Inspired by the legendary Buzz Bissinger book Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream, and the 2004 Peter Berg movie based on it, FNL told the story of a high school football coach from Dillon, Texas, whose improbable victories mirrored those of the critically beloved — but disastrously rated — show itself. In an era when sports television was supposedly at its nadir, when elite storytelling was supposedly only the work of prestige outlets like HBO and AMC, Friday Night Lights emerged as the quintessential show about American spirit and uplift at a time when the moral and economic bedrock of our Country seemed most in doubt. [READ MORE]