Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan to Star in a New Action-Comedy TV Series Together

Fresh of their Academy Award wins, “Everything Everywhere All At Once” stars Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan are reuniting for a new television series that is guaranteed to be packed with tons of laughs and adrenaline-filled action!

Streaming service Disney+ just revealed that it’ll soon be premiering its original show “American Born Chinese,” a genre-hopping action-comedy that’s based on the graphic novel of the same name by Gene Luen Yang.

“American Born Chinese” tells the story of Jin Wang, an average teenager juggling his high school social life with his home life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school year, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese mythological gods.

The coming-of-age adventure features an all-star international cast, including Academy® Award and Golden Globe winners Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan, Ben Wang (“Chang Can Dunk”), two-time International Emmy Award nominee Yeo Yann Yann (“Wet Season”), Chin Han (“Mortal Kombat”), Daniel Wu (“Reminiscence”), former Taekwondo champion Jimmy Liu, and Sydney Taylor (“Just Add Magic”).

Michelle and Ke’s “Everything Everywhere All at Once” costar and also an Academy Award nominee, Stephanie Hsu, will likewise grace the show as a guest star.

Emmy Award-winning writer/producer Kelvin Yu (“Bob’s Burgers,” “Central Park”) serves as executive producer and showrunner. Destin Daniel Cretton (Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” “Short Term 12”) is set to direct and serves as executive producer, alongside Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan (both of “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and “Jumanji: The Next Level”), Erin O’Malley (“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.”), Asher Goldstein (“Short Term 12,” “Just Mercy”), and Gene Luen Yang.

“American Born Chinese” will show on Disney+ on May 24. Mark your calendars now!

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