Douglas Adams’ “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” goes into production at Hulu

“Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” sets off to new worlds: The sci-fi classic by Douglas Adams is adapted by Hulu as a series. For this, the streaming service secured the services of real experts in the film and series business.

So Carlton Cuse (“Lost”, “Bates Motel”, “Jack Ryan”) will act as Showrunner. The script writesJason Fuchs, who already wrote the scripts for “Wonder Woman” and “Ice Age 4 – Full Shift “, both of them are big fans of Douglas Adams’ draft according to the deadline.

Happily Briton stranded in the galaxy

At the center of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” is Arthur Dent. The luckless Briton can flee the earth at the last minute, the bureaucratic alien race of theVogons is destroyed to make room for a hyperspace route. Stranded homeless in the galaxy, he experiences some bizarre adventures with his alien friend Ford Prefect.

“Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” is based on a radio drama series

“Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” was first developed by Douglas Adams as a radio play series for BBC. Based on this, he subsequently created a book trilogy, which he later supplemented with two more volumes. The novels are characterized by their skilful mix of science fiction and satire.

In addition to a British television series was also a film of the same name from the work, which appeared in 2005. Starring is Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Sam Rockwell (Moon) and Mos Def (The Italian Job).

A launch date for the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” series at Hulu does not exist yet.