Crazy Rich Asians writer teams up with Emily in Paris star for new comedy
Crazy Rich Asians screenwriter Adele Lim is set to make her directorial debut with a brand new comedy film, Variety reports.
The currently untitled film will see Lim team up with Emily in Paris, star Ashley Park as the film’s protagonist.
Some of Lim’s previous writing credits include the recent Disney animated film Raya and the Last Dragon as well as several TV shows including Dynasty, Lethal Weapon, Life on Mars, and One Tree Hill.
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Park recently played the role of Mindy Chen in the Netflix series Emily in Paris. She also starred in the Peacock Girls5eva series as Ashley Gold. Park has been nominated for the Tony and Grammy Awards throughout her career.
This R-rated comedy is set to follow the lives of four Asian American women as they travel together across Asia in search of one of their biological mothers.
Throughout the film, the women will bond and forge true friendships, through wild parties and find out what it means to know who they are and love each other in the process.
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The screenplay is written by Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens co-creators Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao, with Lim collaborating on the story.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are also joining the project as producers, with no release date set yet.
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