Michelle Yeoh is a mythological goddess within the new Disney+ collection American Born Chinese language. Based mostly on the genre-hopping graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, Disney unveiled a featurette of the brand new collection in the course of the D23 Expo.
“It’s loads of enjoyable, it’s a log of magic, it’s loads of badass motion,” Yeoh says within the clip which you’ll be able to view within the video above. Yeoh provides in a while, “It’s a magical journey and that’s what Disney+ is all about.”
American Born Chinese language tells the story of Jin Wang (Ben Wang), a mean teenager juggling his highschool social life together with his house life. When he meets a brand new scholar on the primary day of the college yr, much more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle of Chinese language mythological gods.
Becoming a member of Wang are Yeo Yann Yann as Christine Wang, Chin Han as Simon Wang, Ke Huy Quan as Freddy Wong, Jimmy Liu as Wei-Chen, Sydney Taylor as Amelia with Daniel Wu as Solar Wukong “The Monkey King” and Yeoh as Guanyin.
Kelvin Yu (Bob’s Burgers) serves as government producer and showrunner. Destin Daniel Cretton (Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) is about to direct and serves as government producer, alongside Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan (Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.), Erin O’Malley (Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.), Asher Goldstein (Quick Time period 12) and Gene Luen Yang. The Disney Branded Tv collection is produced by twentieth Tv, a part of Disney Tv Studios.
Visitor administrators for the present embody Peng Zhang (Episode 4) and Lucy Liu (Episode 6).
American Born Chinese language is predicted to be launched on Disney+ in 2023.