Douglas Adams’ “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” headed for American re-make

Douglas Adams’ comedy sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is headed for an American television remake. The brilliant British staple originated as a comedy radio series in 1978, became a hugely successful series of novels and, subsequently, a classic 6-part television series for BBC2 in 1981. According to Deadline, it will be developed for an American audience by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Bates Motel, Locke & Key) and feature writer Jason Fuchs.

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