Connie Britton Confirms 'Friday Night Lights' Movie

10/06/2011 11:23 am ET | Updated Dec 06, 2011

Rejoice, fans of "Friday Night Lights!" With clear eyes and full hearts, it's happening -- "Friday Night Lights" is coming to the big screen.

"It's happening for realsies," Connie Britton told Us Weekly. Britton earned an Emmy nomination for her role as Coach Taylor's wife -- Tami Taylor.

In August, the show's executive producer Peter Berg announced his plans to adapt the cult hit series into a movie, and it looks like Kyle Chandler's surprising Emmy win has kept the movie momentum going.

"Pete is totally fired up to do it and I know Jason Katims is talking about writing a script. I think it's really a matter of…getting everyone's busy schedules aligned and making it happen," Britton told the magazine. "It kind of feels like there's a lot of commitment to it."

Fans of "Friday Night Lights" can now catch Britton is the new FX series "American Horror Story," where she plays a role very different than Mrs. Taylor.

For more "Friday Night Lights" details, click on over to Us Weekly.

Below, find out why "Friday Night Lights" was one of our favorite dramas, ever.