Actress Riley Keough will follow in the rocker footsteps of her legendary grandfather, Elvis Presley, by playing the lead singer of a band in Amazon’s upcoming original series, Daisy Jones and the Six. The series will be adapted from the bestselling fiction novel of the same name.
Entertainment Weekly reports that The Girlfriend Project star will portray the main character Daisy Jones from Taylor Reid’s book. Reid herself praised Keough’s casting in a recent tweet from her official Twitter account.
Amazon purchased the rights to Daisy Jones and the Six this past summer and officially ordered it to series in July, reports Variety. For those who haven’t had the chance to read it yet, Daisy Jones and the Six is a fictional story about a notorious rock band from the 1970s. It follows the band’s rise and then their eventual fall.
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