Hulu is developing a TV series adaptation of Douglas Adams’ comedy sci-fi favorite The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, our sister site Deadline reports. The project will be written and exec-produced by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Bates Motel) and writer Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman, Ice Age: Continental Drift).
A BBC radio show-turned-book series, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy follows the intergalactic adventures of Arthur Dent, a hapless Englishman, after the destruction of Earth by a race of bad-tempered, bureaucratic aliens.
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A film adaptation was released in 2005, starring Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel, Alan Rickman and Stephen Fry.
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