Actress Zoë Kravitz has reportedly signed on to star in and executive produce High Fidelity for Disney’s streaming service.
- According to Deadline, after lengthy negotiations, Zoë Kravitz has signed on to star in as well as executive produce Disney’s High Fidelity episodic show.
- Based off the 1995 novel by Nick Hornby and the 2000 movie starring John Cusack, this reimagined version will tell the story from a female point of view.
- The show has been given a full 10 episode order with Kravitz as the lead.
- Much like Cusack’s Rob Gordon in the film. Kravitz’s character will love music, pop culture, top five lists, and she’ll own a record store.
- The show is currently in development for Disney’s streaming service which is set to launch in 2019.
- Writers Veronica West & Sarah Kucserka (Bull, Ugly Betty) co-wrote the script and will executive produce alongside Midnight Radio producing team.
- Midnight Radio is comprised of Scott Rosenberg — who co-wrote the High Fidelity feature — Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec.
- ABC Signature Studios, and the cable/streaming division of ABC Studios will also assist in the production and distribution of the show.
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