Lots of Geek TV news came in over the weekend, and it's time for another round-up!Arrowverse Trailers").
Amazon has ordered The Expanse S5, according to Variety. The Expanse esd saved from the oblivion of cancellation by Amazon last year, and now before even launching the first episode of the fourth season, Amazon has ordered a fifth season. This shows that Amazon has a certain degree of confidence in the series that originally ran on SyFy. As previously reported on ICV2, The Expanse S4 will premiere on Friday, December 13, 2019 on Amazon Prime Video (see "'Expanse' S4 ").Variety. It comes as no surprise as the series has picked up multiple Emmy nominations for 2019. The original novel by Margaret Atwood also was adapted into a graphic novel this year (see " Margaret Atwood's 'Handmaid's Tale' Gets Graphic Novel Adaptation").
Also in Hulu news, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is being made into a TV series according to Deadline. The new adaptation of the novels is being developed by showrunner Carlton Cuse (Lost) and writer Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman), and will be produced through ABC Signature; Disney owns the rights to the IP. This project is in early stages of development as Fuchs is still writing the pilot script.Preview: 'Farmhand' #1"). Farmhand was created and illustrated by Rob Guillory who will also write the pilot for this series. Guillory will join LaToya Morgan (The Walking Dead) as an executive producer as well. Bloody-Disgusting. Tomie is a cult-hit murder mystery manga (see " Review: 'Tomie: Complete Deluxe Edition' HC"), which has already seen adaptations to a live action film series and an anthology TV series in Japan. Quibi is the new short-form mobile-first video platform started by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman. And they have someone there who knows something about the relationship between comics and video content: former DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson is head of operations (see "Former DC President Turns Up").