A TV adaptation of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is coming to Hulu. The show will premiere on the platform in 2021 and there are multiple seasons planned.

It’s believed that Jason Fuchs will act as one of the showrunners and writers. Fuchs is known for his work on Ice Age: Continental Drift and Wonder Woman.

Another showrunner is believed to be Carlton Cuse, and Lindsey Spring will be executive producing alongside them.

While it was previously believed that Morten Tyldum, known for his work on Headhunters and The Imitation Game, was set to direct, this has since been confirmed not to be the case.

Production on the series is set to begin in summer 2020 in Elstree Studios, United Kingdom, and it will air exclusively on Hulu in the US with international distribution from FOX.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was originally a radio comedy broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1978. It tells the tale of an Englishman called Arthur Dent who ends up navigating the galaxy after Earth is destroyed by the Vogons.

The story has been adapted to stage shows, novels, comic books, a TV series in 1981, a video game in 1984 and feature film from Disney in 2005.

 

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