“American Born Chinese” Disney+ Release Window Announced
Disney has released some new images from the upcoming Disney+ Original Series, “American Born Chinese”, which is coming to the streaming platform in spring 2023.
The new series is based on the graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, “American Born Chinese” is a genre-hopping action comedy that tells the story of Jin Wang, an average teenager juggling his high school social life with his home life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school year, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods.
Check out the new images below:
The cast features talented international stars Michelle Yeoh (Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”), Ben Wang (“MacGyver”), two-time Golden Horse Awards Winner and International Emmy Awards nominee Yeo Yann Yann (“Wet Season”), Chin Han (“Mortal Kombat”), Daniel Wu (“Reminiscence”), Ke Huy Quan (“Finding ‘Ohana”), former Taekwondo champion Jim Liu and Sydney Taylor (“Just Add Magic”).
“American Born Chinese” is a Disney+ Original series produced by 20thTelevision. Emmy Award-winning writer/producer Kelvin Yu (“Bob’s Burgers,” “Central Park”) serves as executive producer and showrunner. Destin Daniel Cretton (Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” “Short Term 12”) is set to direct and serves as executive producer, alongside Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan (both of “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” for Disney+,”Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and “Jumanji: The Next Level” feature films),Erin O’Malley(“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.”), Asher Goldstein (“Short Term 12,” “Just Mercy”) and Gene Luen Yang.
Back at the D23 Expo in September, a behind-the-scenes look at the series was released.
Are you looking forward to watching “American Born Chinese?