Hulu asks “Inner Chinatown” for a series starring Jimmy O. Yang – Deadline

hollow Request 10 episodes of Inner ChinatownDrama series from 20 . TV and Creator/Executive Producer Charles Yu, who wrote the 2020 bestseller of the same name. Jimmy O. yang (Crazy Rich Asians) will star and Taika Waititi (jojo rabbit) will direct experimental and operational production.

Yang will play Willis Wu, a background actor in a procedural cop show called black and white. Willis descends into the background, wading through the motions of his screen job, waiting tables, and dreaming of an entire world outside of Chinatown. When he unwittingly becomes a witness to a crime, Willis begins to uncover a criminal network in Chinatown, and in the process discovers the feeling of being in the spotlight.

Rideback, and Participant and Dive are executive producers. Dan Lane, Lindsey Liberator, and Elsie Choi will be EP at Rideback; Jeff Skoll and Miura Kate will EP for the participant, and Garrett Bash will EP for the dive. Waititi is also an EP.

Other book-to-TV mods include Hulu Pretty little things, the other black girl And the black cake.

Yang is represented by Artists First, CAA, and SRDA. Waititi is represented by CAA, Manage-ment, Yorn, Levine, Barnes, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner, and Endlich & Gellman. Yu is represented by UTA, The Book Group, and Hansen Jacobson. Rideback is represented by UTA and Myman Greenspan. UTA brokered the sale of the series to Hulu.

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