BIG MOVIE: Adele Lim Directing JFC With Ashley Park in Vancouver This Fall

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. — Adele Lim.

Crazy Rich Asians co-writer and producer Adele Lim makes her directorial debut with R-rated comedy JFC ( Joy F**k Club) filming in Vancouver this Fall.

Target filming dates: September 20th to November 5th, 2021.

The comedy follows four Asian-American women as they set off on a journey to Asia to find their birth mothers. Along the way, their experience becomes one of bonding, friendship, belonging, and no-holds-barred wild debauchery that reveals the universal truth of what it means to know and love who you are.

Ashley Park from Emily in Paris is the first to be cast.

Cast: Ashley Park.

Writers: Teresa Hsiao and Cherry Chevapravatdumrong.

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.

Instagram:

Adele Lim: SO EXCITED TO SHARE. Not only do I get to work w my amazing comedy hero pals @teresa.hsiao and @cherrygrams who wrote the genius/hilarious/heartfelt script, we’re gonna platform SO MUCH AAPI magic, starting with the radiant @ashleyparklady, AND 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. Because #representation. Also HUGE shoutout to @pointgrey and @lionsgate for being 1000% committed and supportive right out of the gate and giving me this insane shot #allies

Ashley Park: 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. @adeleblim you’re epically changing the game. @lionsgate @pointgrey @teresa.hsiao @cherrygrams thanks for trusting me 🥳 Now let’s rock and ROLLLL this fall!!!

 
 
 
 
 
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