“Fire Country” Star Max Thieriot Talks Directing The Series

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CBS’s “Fire Country” is gearing up to air it’s Season 1 finale soon but let’s talk about the episode before the finale!!

Episode 21 was titled “Backfire”


“The station 42 and Three Rock crews are called to a backfire started by a private firefighting company to protect a high-end winery, but instead threatens to grow out of control.”

This “Fire Country” episode was directed by Star Max Thieriot.

He took to Instagram to share:

“I’m back!! Tired as hell but dang I’m excited for y’all to see this one!!🔥 Huge thanks to our entire @firecountrycbs team for diggin deep and charging into the flames with me!! I love all of you and I am so proud of the show we are making! I’ll say this… a full plate doesn’t matter when you have a full heart!! ❤️🙏”

“Behind the scenes pic of me directing tonight’s episode of @firecountrycbs …. Yes I still use the old school binder with a paper script, handwritten notes and sketches included 😅. You also probably noticed that I’m still in my acting wardrobe… I did some jumping back and forth from actor to director and sometimes both at the same time 🤪. #imthedudeplayingthedudedisguisedasanotherdude 🤣🤣🤣🤣. I’m so proud of this episode, this season and the incredible people I get to work with! 🙏❤️🔥 Now get to your TVs and watch the penultimate episode of season 1… WITH 2 brand new songs from @mirandalambert and @dierksbentley !!!! 🔥🔥🔥🙏🙏🙏”

So proud! This was a great episode.

Fire Country stars Max Thieriot, Billy Burke, Kevin Alejandro, Diane Farr, Stephanie Arcila, Jordan Calloway, and Jules Latimer. In the story, Bode Donovan (Thieriot) is a young convict seeking redemption and a shortened prison sentence. He joins a prison release firefighting program in Northern California. and it’s a high-risk, high-reward assignment. Bode is unwittingly assigned to Three Rock Con Camp, which is located in his small hometown of Edgewater. That’s where he was once a golden all-American son and also where his troubles began. Five years ago, Bode burned down everything in his life and left town with a big secret. Now he’s back, with the rap sheet of a criminal and hoping for a chance at redemption.

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