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Amazon Orders New Drama About SF Chinatown’s Historic Tong Wars to be Directed By Wong Kar-Wai

Amazon ordered several new projects for its online streaming platform including a Wong Kar-wai directed drama, a comedy featuring Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph, and three others down the line.

Tong Wars”, an hour-long drama directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai, follows the story of conflict and disputes between rival Tong gang factions in several Chinatowns located in the United States during the 1880s to 1930s. Variety learned that Paul Attansio has been tapped to write the drama as well as take the executive producer chair.