EXCLUSIVE: Emmy nominated barry Producer and scribe Jason Kim is set to write a spin-off of boobies rich asian which will center on Astrid Young Teo’s character Gemma Chan and her romance with Charlie Wu, played by Harry Shum Jr. in the original film.
I heard Kim came in with a dynamite pitch for the lovebirds story, and Warner Bros. fainted for it. The project is in early development.
Note the boobies rich asian the sequel remains in development and is written by Amy Wang. Both the spin-off and boobies rich asian the sequel will tie into Kevin Kwan’s second book in the trilogy, Rich girlfriend in China. This book, in addition to covering the relationship between Astrid and Charlie, follows Constance Wu and Henry Golding’s characters, Rachel and Nick, on a trip to Shanghai to find the former’s biological father.
Astrid is the new single cousin of Nick Young (Henry Golding’s character), and in the Kwan books, Charlie Wu is her first love. They were previously engaged, but Astrid’s parents separated them as they did not see Charlie as a suitable husband. Astrid is known for her great beauty and impeccable fashion sense.
In the film directed by Jon M. Chu, Astrid learns that her husband Michael (Pierre Png) has seen a mistress. She reconnects with Charlie after they meet at Nick and Rachel’s engagement party.
boobies rich asian took over the first Hollywood studio film since 1993 Joy of Luck Club to play a fully Westernized Asian ensemble. The film made waves at the box office, debuting at $35.2 million over 5 days and reaching $174.5 million domestic, $238.5 million worldwide. The film received a nomination for an SAG Feature Package, won Best Comedy at the Critics Choice Awards, and received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Comedy/Musical as well as a Nod for the comedy or musical actress Constance Wu.
Chu, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force and John Penotti of SK Global return as producers of the new spin-off project.
Kim is currently producing Michelle Zauner’s feature film adaptation of her novel Crying in H Mart with Stacey Sher for Orion.
On the television side, he is developing a project with Scooter Braun and Tablo at Amazon and a half-hour series with Blue Marble Pictures and A24.
Plus, Kim’s original musical KPOP will open on Broadway this fall, making history as the first Broadway musical about Korean culture and the popularity of the K-pop musical genre.
Kim was a consulting producer on the HBO series Divorce and the Netflix series Love. It received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series for barry in 2019. Kim also won a Writers Guild Award for Best Comedy Series for barry in 2020.
He is represented by Blue Marble Management, WME and JSSK.
In addition to rich girlfriend in china, Warner Bros. has the option for Kwan’s third boobies rich asian novel, 2017 Rich people problems.