Hulu is developing a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series with Carlton Cuse and Wonder Woman co-writer Jason Fuchs.
The Hollywood Reporter confirms Deadline’s report on Carlton Cuse and Wonder Woman co-writer Jason Fuchs are collaborating on a series based on author Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy novels. The Hulu series will come from Disney’s ABC Signature, the ABC Studios division dedicated to development for cable and streaming outlets.
Jason Fuchs and Carlton Cuse will write and executive producer Hulu’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. Cuse and his Genre Arts company have an overall deal at ABC Studios.
Hulu reportedly declined to comment.
Douglas Adams’ created the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy as a radio series for BBC before adapting the stories into a series of six novels. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy story centers on the space travels of Arthur Dent following the Earth’s destruction at the hands of alien race paving the way for an intergalactic highway bypass. Disney previously produced a 2005 feature film adaptation of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy starring Martin Freeman, Mos Def and Zooey Deschanel.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos
Netflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.
A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.
You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."
Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.
Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.