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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ creator Eddie Huang developing new Showtime drama titled ‘Panda’

  • Eddie Huang is writing and executive producing a new hour-long drama series on Showtime set in the late ‘90s called “Panda.”
  • The series will follow the titular character Panda, a gifted kid who begins to sell ecstasy with the help of Jade, a private school girl from the opposite side of town.
  • Together, they climb their way to the top of the drug trade permeating the era’s rave scene.
  • Huang previously authored “Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir,” which was later adapted into ABC’s hit 2015 sitcom.

Eddie Huang, producer and writer of ABC’s hit series “Fresh Off the Boat,” has a new project in the works at Showtime called “Panda.”  

The hour-long drama series follows the titular character Panda, a gifted kid in Orlando, Florida, who begins to sell ecstasy during the late ‘90s when the craze for pressed pills kicked off. Panda finds help from Jade, a private school girl from the opposite side of town, and together, they climb their way to the top of the drug trade permeating the era’s rave scene. 

Eddie Huang calls out area landlord for ‘shielding’ NYC mayor’s plan to build 29-level jail in Chinatown

Eddie Huang opposes Mayor de Blasio’s jail development plan in Chinatown

Restaurateur Eddie Huang has shown his support for a recent petition that accuses New York Chinatown landlord Jonathan Chu of accepting bribes in exchange for supporting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to construct a 29-story jail on White Street.

Protect Chinatown: Huang, 39, took to Instagram on Friday to accuse both the Chu family and the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), where Jonathan Chu is a board member, of acting as a shield for de Blasio’s proposed jail project.

Eddie Huang Unveils His First Feature Film ‘Boogie’

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Restaurateur and “Fresh Off the Boat” author Eddie Huang is making his feature film directorial debut with a basketball drama titled “Boogie.” 

Boogie’s story: The film, which unveiled its first trailer on Tuesday, tells the story of Chinese-Taiwanese American Alfred “Boogie” Chin, a talented basketball player who aspires to someday play for the NBA, reports People

Eddie Huang Closes His Famous Bao Shop in Manhattan After 10 Years

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Eddie Huang has announced that Baohaus, his famous steam bun shop in East Village, Manhattan in New York City, is permanently closing.

Sad news: The 38-year-old author, restaurateur and attorney, who inspired the hit TV show “Fresh Off the Boat,” made the announcement in an Instagram post this week. He also gave a shout-out to his team and talked about his upcoming movie “Boogie,” according to Hypebeast.

‘It’s the Only Option We Have’: Eddie Huang Endorses Joe Biden

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Eddie Huang has announced through Instagram that he is voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.

The author, media personality and restauranteur often uses his online presence to be vocal about issues ranging from the AAPI community to politics. He previously publically endorsed Andrew Yang and Bernie Sanders, but the two candidates have since dropped out of the presidential race.

Eddie Huang Destroys Steve Harvey For Saying No One Likes Asian Men

“Fresh Off the Boat” author Eddie Huang called out Steve Harvey’s recent jokes about white women not wanting to date Asian men, writing in a New York Times essay that Harvey is one those “people who believe Asian men are inept and undesirable to any women outside their race.”

In a January 6 episode of his talk show, Harvey ran a segment about dating books, including one titled “How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men.

Eddie Huang Urges Immigrants to Charge the ‘Full f**king price’

In a recent talk at the National Immigrant Integration Conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee, Eddie Huang, host of Viceland’s ‘Huang’s World’, shared some timely and thought-provoking message on several issues concerning immigrants today.

During his keynote address titled “No Coupons,” the 34-year-old Asian American chef/food personality who authored the autobiography, “Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir”, stressed a very important message for immigrants: to begin charging customers at full price and refrain from selling themselves short.