Mos Def To Hitchhike The Galaxy Too

American rapper MOS DEF is the shock choice to play one of the main roles in the new DISNEY version of HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY.

The DEFINITION singer, who starred in last year's (03) remake of THE ITALIAN JOB, is set play alien researcher FORD PREFECT in the movie, alongside British actors BILL NIGHY and MARTIN FREEMAN.

LOVE ACTUALLY star Nighy will play planetary architect SLARTIBARTFAST, while THE OFFICE TV actor Freeman will play Prefect's earthling friend ARTHUR DENT, who ends up in space after his home and planet are destroyed.

The sci-fi comedy has been adapted from DOUGLAS ADAMS' best-selling book, which was published in 1980, reports the EMPIRE ONLINE website.

29/01/2004 18:16

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Tags: Mos Def - Disney - Italian Job - Bill Nighy - Martin Freeman - Arthur - Douglas Adams


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