Disney + Commissions the American Born Chinese Series with Destin Daniel Cretton Directing

After the cartoon of the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the director Destin Daniel Cretton continues his collaboration with Disney by developing for the platform Disney + the American Born Chinese series adapted from the eponymous graphic novel published in 2006 and written by Gene Luen Yang . Destiny Daniel Cretton will be the director and executive producer with Disney’s Branded Televison and 20th Century Television.

American Born Chinese by Shang-Chi and Jumanji director
American Born Chinese tells the story of Jin Wang, an average teenager juggling his high school social life with his immigrant family life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school year, Jin unwittingly becomes embroiled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods. The action comedy explores questions of identity, culture and family.

American Born Chinese is written and produced by Bob’s Burgers executive producer Kelvin Yu and his brother, Charles Yu (Westworld), the series is produced by Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan (Jumanji, Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.). Asher Goldstein (Just Mercy) and Gene Luen Yang are also executive producers. Casting for the show is starting soon.

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After the cartoon of the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the director Destin Daniel Cretton continues his collaboration with Disney

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