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High Fidelity: Jake Lacy Joins Zoe Kravitz for Upcoming Hulu Series

'High Fidelity': Jake Lacy Joins Zoe Kravitz for Upcoming Hulu Series

Given Disney’s equity stake in Hulu, we’re happy High Fidelity will continue as part of our extended family.” – Agnes Chu, SVP Content, Disney+Directed by Stephen Frears, starring co-screenwriter John Cusack (Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer) and based on Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel, 2000’s High Fidelity featured Cusack’s Rob Gordon, a music store owner who can’t seem to make his relationships last[...]

High Fidelity: Zoe Kravitz Series Singing New Tune at Hulu Evolved From Disney+

'High Fidelity': Zoe Kravitz Series Singing New Tune at Hulu, "Evolved" From Disney+

Given Disney’s equity stake in Hulu, we’re happy High Fidelity will continue as part of our extended family.” - Agnes Chu, SVP Content, Disney+Directed by Stephen Frears, starring co-screenwriter John Cusack (Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer) and based on Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel, 2000’s High Fidelity featured Cusack’s Rob Gordon, a music store owner who can’t seem to[...]

Fantastic Beasts Zoe Kravitz to Star in Disneys High Fidelity Streaming Series

Fantastic Beasts' Zoe Kravitz to Star in Disney's High Fidelity Streaming Series

Over the course of the 10-episode first season, writers Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka‘s (Bull, Ugly Betty) look to capture the romantic comedy and authentic spirit of the book/film with a friendly, optimistic tone.Directed by Stephen Frears and starring co-screenwriter John Cusack (Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer), 2000’s High Fidelity featured Cusack’s Rob Gordon, a music store owner who can’t seem to make his[...]

Apparently John Cusacks Not a Huge Fan of Disneys High Fidelity Series

Apparently John Cusack's Not a Huge Fan of Disney's High Fidelity Series

DeVincentis, Steve Pink and Scott Rosenberg as co-screenwriters on the film, a fact Cusack appears to take issue with now that Rosenberg is involved in the Disney version:So why is Disney looking to bring back High Fidelity? For Cusack, the answer's simple: to ride the coattails of what came before - a move he's not[...]

Disney Eyes High Fidelity-Inspired Series with Female Lead for New Streaming Service

Disney Eyes 'High Fidelity'-Inspired Series with Female Lead for New Streaming Service

As previously reported, Disney's goal is to generate four to five original movies and five TV series during its freshman year, with series budgets expected to cost between $25 million-$35 million for 10 episodes; with a large, potential "tent pole" series possible being capped out at $100 million for a 10-episode season.Directed by Stephen Frears and starring co-screenwriter[...]


First Official Image Of Ben Foster As Lance Armstrong

First Official Image Of Ben Foster As Lance Armstrong

Stephen Frears' two most recent films have left me flailing somewhat in trying to gauge what to expect from his next Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight was a real disappointment but Philomena was a rather brilliant surprise.Hopefully his next, an as-yet-untitled Lance Armstrong biopic, will fall more towards the side of the latter than the former.Today,[...]

First Teaser For Muhammad Alis Greatest Fight Seems To Sell A Slightly Different Film

First Teaser For Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Seems To Sell A Slightly Different Film

This new teaser for Stephen Frears' Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight really seems to sell a thrilling courtroom drama, which isn't really what the film is at all.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKXwngYpSjo[/youtube]The film is about the debate in the Supreme Court over whether or not to overturn the previous ruling that refused to recognise Muhammad Ali's conscientious objector status during the Vietnam War[...]

Stephen Frears Is Making A Lance Armstrong Movie With Ben Foster To Star

Stephen Frears Is Making A Lance Armstrong Movie With Ben Foster To Star

Stephen Frears' HBO film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight premiered at Cannes this year and was met with far less enthusiastic reactions than the other HBO film that played there, Steven Soderbergh's wonderful Behind the Candelabra And with good reason.I was in attendance for the premiere showing of Frears' latest and it was a real disappointment, particularly[...]