03.03.2023 / 17:37
'Daisy Jones & The Six' Cast on Comparisons to Fleetwood Mac and Other Real Bands (Exclusive)
is the captivating limited series chronicling the meteoric rise and fall of the titular rock band as they release their first album and embark on a massive tour before internal conflicts drive them apart. The show stars Riley Keough as Daisy Jones, with Sam Caflin as Billy Dunne, Suki Waterhouse as Karen Sirko, Will Harrison as Graham Dunne, Josh Whitehouse as Eddie Roundtree and Sebastian Chacon as Warren Rojas. Based on Taylor Jenkins Reid's hit 2019 novel -- which was written as an oral history while the series is constructed as a music documentary -- the story set in the 1970s has drawn comparisons to the legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac, which has its own tumultuous history in addition to being one of the biggest bands for several decades around that time. While writing the book, the author «watched a lot of ,» Reid told about the hit VH1 docuseries, which featured an episode about Fleetwood Mac, whose mega-successful album,, was released in 1977, the same year as Daisy Jones & The Six's debut record, . «There are certainly parallels to draw,» said Harrison, who plays the band's guitarist and backup vocalist. Of course, most of the show's cast was born in the late-'80s, early-'90s, putting them at the tail end of the Millennial generation.