Zoe Kravitz to Star in ‘High Fidelity’ Series for Disney’s Streaming Service
Zoe Kravitz is set to play the lead in a series adaptation of the 2000 film High Fidelity.
Written for streaming by Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka, the writers are set to be executive producers of the project alongside Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg and ABC Signature Studios.
The series, which has an order of 10-episodes, is a re-imagining of the film from a female perspective.
The film which starred John Cusack, Jack Black, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Lisa Bonet was based on a novel of the same name by Nick Hornby.
Cusack starred as Rob Gordon “the ultimate music fan and record store owner who is obsessed with pop culture and top-five lists” the film follows Gordon as he tackles getting over his exes and explores his love for music.
The series will be available on Disney’s upcoming streaming service (yet to be named) which is set to launch in late 2019.
Kravitz, who is set be an executive producer on the project, is known for her roles in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Mad Max: Fury Road, Dope, Kin and The Road Within.
The actress most recently starred in HBO’s critically acclaimed series Big Little Lies alongside actresses Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Laura Dern. Big Little Lies just concluded filming for its second season which will have Kravitz return to her role as Bonnie Carlson. Kravitz will also be seen in the next instalment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise as Leta Lestrange in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald this November.
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