“American Born Chinese” is an American action-comedy series based on Gene Luen Yang’s book of the same title. Ben Wang, Yeo Yann Yann, Chin Han, Daniel Wu, and Jim Liu, as well as Oscar-winning actress Michelle Yeoh, are playing notable roles in the show.
The show’s story was written by Charles Yu and Kelvin Yu and is being directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who also made the Marvel film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” It is scheduled to premiere on Disney+ worldwide on May 24, 2023.
|American Born Chinese
|Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Josh Duvendeck, Celeste Den, Ben Wang, and Ke Huy Quan
|Story and Screenplay
|Kelvin Yu, Vali Chandrasekaran, Lana Cho, Lawrence Dai, Aaron Izek, Warren Hsu Leonard, Kai Wu, and Charles Yu
|Lucy Liu and Destin Daniel Cretton
|Destin Daniel Cretton, Emanuel Fidalgo, and Lana Cho
|Gina Sansom and Matthew Barbato
|Asher Goldstein, Jake Kasdan, Warren Hsu Leonard, Melvin Mar, Erin O’Malley, Gene Luen Yang, Kelvin Yu, and Charles Yu
|The Detective Agency, 20th Television, and Mister John
|Cindy Chao and Michele Yu
American Born Chinese Cast
Michelle Yeoh is playing one of the lead roles as Guanyin.
Stephanie Hsu is playing the recurring role of Shiji Niangniang.
Josh Duvendeck is portraying an important character, Danny.
Celeste Den is cast in the role of Ms. Liu.
Ben Wang is playing the lead role of Jin Wang.
Ke Huy Quan
Ke Huy Quan will be seen in the role of Freddy Wong.
James Hong is appearing as the recurring character Jade Emperor.
Poppy Liu is playing the role of Princess Iron Fan.
Jimmy O. Yang
Jimmy O. Yang is portraying the recurring character of the Dragon King.
Yann Yann Yeo
American Born Chinese Storyline and Plot
The show’s main plot centers on Jin Wang, a Chinese-American high school student who struggles with both home and school life. He makes good friends with a Taiwanese student named Wei-Chen on his first day of high school.
Later, after learning that Wei is not a typical youngster like himself, Jin becomes involved in a conflict between the gods of Chinese mythology. It will be interesting to watch how Jin is going to fight this good and evil battle and save the world.
American Born Chinese Release Date and Availability
|May 24, 2023
|40-50 minute per episode
|United States of America
American Born Chinese Trailer
On April 21, 2023, the official trailer for the show was released on the YouTube channel of Dinsey Plus. Within a short time, the trailer has accumulated over 6 million views.
Both audiences and critics around the world enjoyed watching the trailer and are eagerly waiting for its release. The show comprises eight episodes with an average length of 40 minutes, and it is releasing worldwide on Disney Plus on May 24, 2023.