Daisy Jones & The Six, the highly-anticipated Amazon Prime mini-series starring Elvis Presley’s granddaughter, Riley Keough, and Enola Holmes’ Sam Claflin will premiere soon. However, many people think this is based on a true story? Is this series based on Fleetwood Mac?
We have that answer, as well as Riley’s real-life inspiration in her portrayal of the lead character.
Is Daisy Jones & The Six Based On True Story?
According to IMDb, this is the story of Daisy Jones & The Six. “Following the rise of rock band Daisy Jones and The Six through the ’70s LA music scene on their quest for worldwide icon status.”
Most people want to know whether the Amazon Prime mini-series Daisy Jones & The Six based on a true story. It is not. This mini-series is based on the Taylor Jenkins Reid novel of the same name. It was written in the same way as Jean Stein and George Plimpton’s classic biography Edie: American Girl.
This biography is about the trendsetting 60s socialite, pop art influencer, model, and Andy Warhol star who was rumored to be Bob Dylan’s muse for his classic song, “Just Like A Woman.” Different people share their first-hand recollections as they form the overall story. The Daisy Jones & The Six novel follows that same format, as does does the preview for the upcoming series.
Although many reviews compare the Taylor Jenkins Reid story to Fleetwood Mac, this is a work of fiction. Moreover, unlike Stevie Nicks, Daisy Jones started out as a sort of Pre-Raphaelite muse, with her long hair and ethereal stature. However, she wound up rejecting her muse monicker, transforming herself into a mesmerizing solo musical artist. Eventually, she meets up with The Six, and they rocket to stardom.
How Lisa Marie Presley Inspired Daughter Riley Keough
In an interview that was given before her mother Lisa Marie Presley’s death, Riley Keough revealed who inspired her performance as Daisy Jones in the upcoming Amazon Prime series.
She told People that ” My mother is certainly an inspiration to me.” She revealed that her now-late mother, Lisa Marie Presley was “a very strong, smart woman.”
I was raised by somebody who did their own thing and didn’t really care what other people thought. She was definitely inspirational to me.
After studying a lot of female singers from the 70s, including Linda Ronstadt, Riley came to the conclusion that it was her mother that inspired how she portrayed Daisy.
Who Stars In Daisy Jones & The Six?
Besides Riley Keough, and Sam Claflin, who else stars in this Amazon Prime mini-series? The other main characters include Camila Morrone, Saki Waterhouse, Nabiyah Be, Will Harrison, Josh Whitehouse, Sebastian Chacon, and Tom Wright. Timothy Olyphant and Jacqueline Obradors are recurring.
When Does Daisy Jones & The Six Premiere?
The premiere of Daisy Jone & The Six is on Friday, March 3, on Amazon Prime.