Asian ComedyJFC Leans Into Raunchy Side With R-Rated Playground Makeover
We’re fully leaning into a side of Asian-ness the world doesn’t usually get to see… the messy, R-rated, thirsty AF side. — Director Adele Lim.
Adele Lim says her big movie about four Asian-American women searching for one of their birth mothers will lean into a messy, R-rated Asian-ness..
The Crazy Rich Asians co-writer and producer is making her directorial debut with JFC ( Joy F**k Club).
Here’s their R-rated makeover of the Fletcher Park playground in Maple Ridge..
Not sure what movie this is going to be in, but I’d probably see it… #bcfilm @yvrshoots pic.twitter.com/QMHBo0cgRG— Scott Stewart (@scottastewart71) October 7, 2021
The comedy follows four Asian-American women as they travel through Asia in search of one of their birth mothers. Along the way, their experience will become one of bonding, friendship, belonging and no-holds-barred debauchery that reveals the universal truth of what it means to know and love who you are.
Cast: Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu, Sabrina Wu.
AAYYYYE this is WILD ✨ My first lead ever is gonna be R-rated (sorry mom!) Feeling every kind of excitementttt… All-Asian Female creative team. All-Asian Female leads. [Adele Lim] you’re epically changing the game. [Lionsgate, Point Grey Pictures, Teresa Hsiao,, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong] thanks for trusting me 🥳 Now let’s rock and ROLLLL this fall!!!
THANK YOU BUDDHA 🙏✨ this movie is the first of its kind. PERIOD. asian female director. asian female writers. asian female leads, just living their best lives and being 100% unapologetic.[Adele Lim] is a badass queen and i’m thrilled to be in her directorial debut. WHAT A DREAM. [Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao,] killed this script. mad love to [Point Grey Pictures and Lionsgate] for believing in us. i’m so ready for y’all to watch us change the game. [Ashley Park] my on-screen BFF, LET’S FUCKIN’ GOOOOO!
It <Is> All Yellow y’all! 💛🐼.
I am so excited to get Rated R Raunchy and cuddly with [Ashley Park + Sherry Cola] guided by our fearless lady leaders [Adele Lim, Teresa Hsiao. Cherry, Chevapravatdumrong ]. It’s about to get a little nasty and I think you will like the stank 🤤.
JFC has some men in the cast:
Chris Pang as Ashley Park’s character’s love interest.
Alexander Hodge as Ashley Park’s character’s former lover.
Desmond Chiam as Stephanie Hsu’s character’s fiancé Clarence.
Filming dates: September 20th to November 5th, 2021.
Ashley Park on Day One.
Sherry Cola on set on Day One.
Writers: Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao.
Producers: Lionsgate’s Meredith Wieck and Chisom Ude; Point Grey Pictures’s Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver and Josh Fagen, Adele Lim, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, Teresa Hsiao.