What 'High Fidelity' Teaches Us About Breaking Up : 1A "In our show, there are lots of Mr. Rights. The point was not to do a love story between two people...our mission was to make sure there were a lot of viable options for our Rob," says "High Fidelity" writer Veronica West.

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What 'High Fidelity' Teaches Us About Breaking Up

What 'High Fidelity' Teaches Us About Breaking Up

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Zoe Kravitz plays Robyn and David H. Holmes plays Simon in Hulu's new adaptation of "High Fidelity." Phillip Caruso/Phillip Caruso/Hulu hide caption

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Zoe Kravitz plays Robyn and David H. Holmes plays Simon in Hulu's new adaptation of "High Fidelity."

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Twenty years ago, a new kind of rom-com hit theaters, challenging our expectations of the boy-meets-girl, boy-gets-girl genre.

"High Fidelity" was a fourth wall-breaking adaptation of Nick Hornby's 1995 novel. The movie became a cult classic, for its "Top Five" lists, its commentary on love and heartbreak, and a break-out performance by a young Jack Black.

Now, "High Fidelity" is back with a new adaptation, this time for TV. Format isn't the only big change in this new version: it also features a female Rob: Zoe Kravitz takes the lead role in the series, which drops this Friday, just in time for Valentine's Day.

With us to talk about the legacy of the original "High Fidelity" book-to-screen adaptation is Veronica West, co-creator and writer of Hulu's "High Fidelity;" and Dana Schwartz, television writer and entertainment reporter.

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