High Fidelity (TV series)

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High Fidelity
High Fidelity Series Title Card.jpeg
GenreRomantic comedy
Based onHigh Fidelity
by Nick Hornby
Developed byVeronica West
Sarah Kucserka
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkHulu

High Fidelity is an upcoming American romantic comedy web television series, inspired by the film of the same name written by D. V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack, and Scott Rosenberg which itself is based on the 1995 British novel of the same name by Nick Hornby, that is set to premiere on Hulu on February 14, 2020.[2]

Premise[edit]

High Fidelity follows "the ultimate music fan, a record store owner who's obsessed with pop culture and Top Five lists" in neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn.[3]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Guest starring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.Title [5]Directed byWritten byOriginal release date [2]
1"Top Five Heartbreaks"Jesse Peretz[1]TBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
2"Track 2"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
3"What Fucking Lily Girl?"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
4"Good Luck and Goodbye"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
5"Uptown"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
6"Long Weekend"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
7"Me Time"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
8"Simon's Top 5"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
9"Fun Rob"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)
10"Once More, For Old Time's Sake"TBATBAFebruary 14, 2020 (2020-02-14)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On April 5, 2018, it was announced that Disney was developing a television series adaptation of the 2000 film High Fidelity to be written by Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka with the intention of distributing it through their then-unnamed upcoming streaming service, now known as Disney+. Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of Midnight Radio and ABC Signature Studios.[6] On September 24, 2018, it was announced that Disney had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of ten episodes. Executive produce were expected to include West, Kucserka, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, and Zoë Kravitz. [3] On April 9, 2019, it was announced that the series has been moved from Disney+ to Hulu.[7] In July 2019, during an interview, Natasha Lyonne revealed that she was directing High Fidelity.[8]

Casting[edit]

Alongside the series order announcement, it was confirmed that Zoë Kravitz is set to star in the series.[3] On April 22, 2019, it was announced that Jake Lacy had been cast as a series regular.[9] On May 17, 2019, it was reported that Da'Vine Joy Randolph and David Holmes had joined the main cast.[4] In the same month, Kingsley Ben-Adir was cast in a guest starring role.[10]

Filming[edit]

The principal photography started around July 2019 in Brooklyn.[11]

Release[edit]

High Fidelity is set to premiere on February 14, 2020.[2]

Marketing[edit]

The first set of images were released in late October 2019 with the announcement of series premiere date[12]. The teaser trailer for the series was released on December 20, 2019 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pedersen, Erik (December 20, 2019). "'High Fidelity' Teaser: Zoë Kravitz Lives For The Music In Hulu's Comedy Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Shaffer, Claire (December 20, 2019). "Zoe Kravitz Stars in Teaser for Hulu's 'High Fidelity' Remake". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie (September 24, 2018). "Zoë Kravitz To Topline 'High Fidelity' Series Reboot For Disney OTT Service". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Petski, Denise (May 17, 2019). "'High Fidelity': Da'Vine Joy Randolph & David Holmes Join Series Reboot On Hulu". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  5. ^ "High Fidelity". Hulu Press Site. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 5, 2018). "'High Fidelity' TV Series With Female Lead In Works For Disney's Streaming Service From Midnight Radio & 'Bull' Writing Duo". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 9, 2019). "'High Fidelity' Series Reboot Moves From Disney+ To Hulu". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  8. ^ Blyth, Antonia (July 31, 2019). "'Russian Doll's Natasha Lyonne To Direct Awkwafina TV Series, 'Shrill' & 'High Fidelity' Reboot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (April 22, 2019). "'High Fidelity': Jake Lacy Joins Zoë Kravitz In Series Reboot On Hulu". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  10. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (May 21, 2019). "'High Fidelity': Kingsley Ben-Adir Joins Series Reboot On Hulu As Recurring Guest Star". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  11. ^ Steves, Ashley (July 11, 2019). "NYC What's Filming: Hulu's 'High Fidelity' Adaptation Starring Zoë Kravitz + a Chance to Get Cast". Backstage. Retrieved December 23, 2019.
  12. ^ Michael, Brendan (October 30, 2019). "First Look at Hulu's 'High Fidelity' Reveals Zoë Kravitz in the New Series". Collider. Retrieved December 23, 2019.

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