TIME

In a spin on High Fidelity, Kravitz covers Cusack

FOR ALL ITS MUSIC-GEEK DELIGHTS, HIGH FIDELITY WASN’T exactly a showcase for complex female characters. Released in 2000, Stephen Frears’ adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel about a self-absorbed record-store owner (John Cusack’s Rob) who sabotages his relationships features a roll call of cool Gen X women: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lili Taylor, Sara Gilbert, Cusack’s sister Joan. They are girlfriends, exes, helpful pals of exes—and all either victims of men’s arrested development or vehicles for their maturation. Lisa Bonet shows up as a nightclub singer Rob lures into bed by falsely portraying himself as a “sensitive guy.”

So it’s divine justice that Hulu’s 10-episode reboot stars Zoë Kravitz, the daughter of Bonet and rocker Lenny Kravitz.

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