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‘American Born Chinese’ Disney Plus series to be helmed by ‘Shang-Chi’ director Destin Daniel Cretton

American Born Chinese adaptation

“American Born Chinese” is getting a series adaptation on Disney Plus, and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” director Destin Daniel Cretton is set to direct.

What we know so far: The adaptation of Gene Luen Yang’s award-winning 2006 graphic novel was announced by Disney on Oct. 4, with Yang onboard as an executive producer.

Original ‘Squid Game’ doll can be found at a museum in South Korea — but not for long

Squid Game doll

“Squid Game” may be the No. 1 show on Netflix, but it’s a giant animatronic doll that appeared in the first episode that has kept fans of the K-drama up at night.

“Red light, green light”: It turns out that the creepy doll can be found at a horse carriage museum and park just a few hours outside of Seoul in Chungcheongbok-do, South Korea.

‘Squid Game’ has ‘very good chance’ of becoming Netflix’ top show of all time, according to co-CEO

Netflix biggest show might be Squid Game

Netflix U.S.’ No. 1 show as of today, “Squid Game,” is likely to become the platform’s biggest show of all time, according to one of the company’s top executives. 

Hallyu wave: “Squid Game” follows the story of a group of contestants who risk their lives to play in a survival game in hopes of winning the 45.6 billion won (about $38.4 million) prize. The drama went viral, becoming the first Korean series to rank No. 1 on Netflix U.S.  

Arden Cho to star as ‘fierce’ lawyer fighting to become first Asian junior partner at law firm in new Netflix series

Netflix adapts novel

Netflix is developing a series based on Helen Wan’s 2013 novel “The Partner Track,” and starring actor Arden Cho, who is most known for her role on “Teen Wolf,” as the lead.  

About the novel: Wan, who will serve as a consultant on the Netflix production, published the novel “The Partner Track” in 2013 by St. Martin’s Press.

Pulling a fast one on Umma: Sandra Oh reveals she cheated during piano practice when she was a kid to The Linda Lindas

Sandra Oh interviewed by The Linda Lindas

“The Chair” star Sandra Oh recently sat down with the viral all-girl punk band The Linda Lindas for a unique online interview, where she revealed she had cheated when practicing the piano when she was young.

Wholesome moment: The 50-year-old Korean Canadian “Killing Eve” star was ecstatic when she saw Bella, Mila, Lucia and Eloise on the other end of the video call, ET Canada reported.

Lela Lee’s ‘Angry Little Girls’ headed for TV and film adaptations

Lela Lee "Angry Little Girls"

“Angry Little Girls,” the 2000 webcomic from actress, cartoonist and writer Lela Lee, is being adapted into a new television series and several movies.

About the brand: “Angry Little Girls,” whose roots can be traced to a 1994 video called “Angry Little Asian Girl,” follows Kim, a 6-year-old Korean American girl angered by gender and racial stereotypes. For the upcoming adaptations, Lee has partnered with Gamechanger Films, according to Deadline.

Karen Gillan wants to reunite with her ‘Selfie’ co-star John Cho, fans ‘deserved more than one season’

Karen Gillan wants to act again with her “Selfie” co-star John Cho in a short spinoff of the show.

“Selfie” reunion: In an interview with Refinery 29 on July 15, Gillan said that it would “be cool to revisit” the ABC comedy sitcom as a “one off thing” or a “shorter thing” as opposed to a full-blown series.

Netflix Releases Trailer for ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ And It’s Adorable

marie kondo netflix

Marie Kondo, known by many as “the cleanest person in the world,” stars in a Netflix show set to debut on January 1, 2019.

The show, titled “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” features homeowners whose homes have been filled with disorganized, hoarded objects. Kondo visits these residents and helps lift their spirits by organizing, cleaning and clearing out their cluttered spaces.

Netflix Announces Live-Action Adaptation of Anime ‘Cowboy Bebop’

cowboy bebop

Netflix has officially announced a live-action adaptation of the hit 90s Japanese anime “Cowboy Bebop.”

The project, which will be adapted as a 10-episode series, has been in the works since last year, according to Variety. Netflix will co-produce the live-action “Cowboy Bebop” alongside Tomorrow Studios, with the former in charge of handling physical production.