Looking for Alaska (TV series)

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Looking for Alaska
GenreTeen Drama
Based onLooking for Alaska
by John Green
Developed byJosh Schwartz
Stephanie Savage
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)
  • Josh Schwartz
  • Stephanie Savage
  • John Green
  • Jessica Tuchinsky
  • Mark Waters
  • Marty Bowen
  • Isaac Klausner
Production company(s)
Original network

Looking for Alaska is an upcoming American teen drama web television miniseries created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, based on the 2005 novel of the same name by John Green. After a film adaptation was repeatedly delayed, Hulu finalized the deal with Schwartz and Savage and ordered the adaptation as an eight-episode limited series.[1] On June 1, 2019, it was announced that the series is set to premiere on October 18, 2019.[2]





On May 2018, Hulu finalizing a deal with Schwartz and Savage, and ordered an eight-episode limited series based on the book. Josh Schwartz serves as executive producer and showrunner, while Stephanie Savage serves as executive producer alongside John Green, Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters, Marty Bowen, and Isaac Klausner.[1]


In October 2018, Charlie Plummer and Kristine Froseth set as the lead role of the series. Plummer will portray Miles "Pudge" Halter, while Froseth portray Alaska Young."[3] In March 2019, Hulu announced six new cast who joined the limited series; Denny Love, Jay Lee, Sofia Vassilieva, Landry Bender, Uriah Shelton, and Jordan Connor.[4] The following month, Timothy Simons and Ron Cephas Jones were announce to join the cast as The Eagle and Dr. Hyde respectively.[5] In May 2019, it was reported that Rachel Matthews and Henry Zaga had been cast in recurring roles.[6]


  1. ^ a b Petski, Denise (May 9, 2018). "Hulu Ordering 'Looking For Alaska' Limited Series From Josh Schwartz Based On John Green's Novel From Paramount TV". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  2. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (June 1, 2019). "Looking for Alaska Series Adaptation Set for October Launch on Hulu". TVLine. Retrieved July 27, 2019.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (October 30, 2018). "'Looking For Alaska': Kristine Froseth & Charlie Plummer Set As Leads In Hulu Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (March 21, 2019). "'Looking For Alaska': Hulu Limited Series Adds Six To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (April 5, 2019). "'Looking For Alaska': Timothy Simons & Ron Cephas Jones Join Hulu Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (May 8, 2019). "'Looking For Alaska': Rachel Matthews & Henry Zaga To Recur In Hulu Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 8, 2019.

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