Jake Lacy has joined the cast of Hulu’s High Fidelity.
He joins the reboot as series regular and will star opposite previously announced Zoë Kravitz.
The reimagining of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel and the 2000 feature film was initially developed at Disney+ but moved to the streaming service following Disney’s acquisition of Fox assets, which gave the former a 60% stake in Hulu.
The film starred John Cusack as the lead aka the ultimate music lover and record store owner who’s obsessed with pop culture and Top Five lists, however, the reboot will see a change in point of view and will be told through Kravitz’s character.
Lacy will play Clyde, who is described as effortlessly cute, if not the coolest guy in the room. A recent N.Y. transplant from L.A., he’s still trying to figure out how to navigate the city. Despite his lack of interest in music, he reveals a funny and open side that intrigues Rob (Kravitz). But he might prove to be just like all the other guys… or so it seems.
The reboot hails from writers Veronica West and Sarah Kucserka.