'Firefly Lane': Plot, cast, and everything you need to know about upcoming Netflix drama featuring Katherine Heigl

'Firefly Lane': Plot, cast, and everything you need to know about upcoming Netflix drama featuring Katherine Heigl

Everybody's favorite golden girl from 'Grey's Anatomy', '27 Dresses', and 'Suits', Katherine Heigl is returning to screen as the lead in Netflix's upcoming series adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s novel - 'Firefly Lane'.

The story will revolve around two best friends and their tale of sticking together through thick and thin until certain life development threatens to break their friendship apart. Hannah's book came out over a decade ago in 2008, and will soon be on your Netflix screens, so here's all you need to know about the upcoming series!

Release date

As of now, no release date has been announced for the series. Check this space for any updates.


As per the official Netflix synopsis, "For decades, childhood best friends Kate and Tully have weathered life's storms together -- until a betrayal threatens to break them apart for good." Tully and Kate meet as young girls and immediately hit it off with an inseparable bond that lasts through 30 years of several ups, downs, success, failures, depression, happiness, and of course, disappointments. But it is the betrayal that breaks them apart, leaving the possibility of their reconciliation in an absolute haze.


Actress Katherine Heigl attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.



The story based on Hannah's book will be brought to the screen by Maggie Friedman as a writer, showrunner, and executive producer of the 10-episode series. Hannah and Heigl are also onboard as executive producers, alongside Stephanie Germain and Lee Rose. Peter O’Fallon will direct and executive produce the first season.


As of now, only Heigl has been announced to appear in the lead role of Tully, with the rest of the cast yet to be revealed. 


No official trailer has been released yet for the series which is still expectedly in its early stages of production. Watch this space for more updates!

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