Shang-Chi’s director begins production on American-born Chinese Disney+ series
Shang Chithe director of has started production on his chinese born american Disney+ series. Following the success of the MCU movie, Destin Daniel Cretton has been announced for the streaming service. It will be a comedy series with action elements based on a graphic novel of the same name by Gene Luen Yang. Kelvin You is the showrunner of chinese born american. On Instagram, executive producer Melvin Mar shared a photo of the team participating in a blessing ceremony for the upcoming series. Everyone seems happy to get the ball rolling. Jin Wang will have his story told on the massive streaming service, which has gone through multiple efforts to bring various stories to screens around the world. Check out what the producer had to say below.
Mar posted, “Day one. Blessing ceremony for a blessed show. #americanbornchinese Thank you @disneybrandtvpr @disneyplus @disneytvstudios”
At the time the series was announced, Ayo Davis, President of Disney Branded Television said, “We are thrilled to continue our relationship with Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan and thrilled that Destin Daniel Cretton is set to direct. The team is visionary in bringing character-driven adventures to life, and we can’t wait for our audiences to experience this fantastically memorable and imaginative adaptation of the graphic novel. universe that moves between worlds and explores the impact of culture, identity and acceptance through the prism of adolescence.”
“Reading Kelvin’s captivating adaptation of Gene’s incredible novel had me laughing, crying and jumping out of my chair with every page,” the director said. “I feel deeply connected to the characters in this story and the brilliant team that brings it to life. This show will be unlike anything we’ve experienced on television, and I can’t wait for the world to see what we are. to cook.”
“Gene Luen Yang’s book is a staple of American literature and deeply important to an entire generation of readers,” wrote Kelvin Yu. “Destin and Melvin are storytellers who work at the highest level imaginable. and so humbling to be a part of it.”
“It’s been a labor of love for Melvin Mar, and like the force of nature that he is, the team he’s assembled in Kelvin, Destin and Jake is as inspired and otherworldly as the beautiful graphic novel by Gene,” added 20th TV President Karey Burke. . “We are so proud to be their studio and grateful to Ayo and everyone at Disney Branded Television and Disney+ for their confidence in this series.”
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