Ken Cheng — the author behind comedy Easter Sunday – is reteaming with Amblin Companions on an unique comedy known as Princes. The function pitch is described as a “cross-cultural buddy comedy.”
Amblin and Cheng beforehand labored collectively on Common and Rideback’s Easter Sunday, which starred comic Jo Koy as a person returning dwelling to have fun Easter along with his overbearing household. The function debuted theatrically in August and was from filmmaker Jay Chandrasekhar.
Upcoming for Cheng is The Nice Chinese language Artwork Heist, a Warner Bros. challenge primarily based on a GQ journal article of the identical identify. Conde Nast is about to supply and Jon M. Chu is hooked up to direct. He’s additionally producing and writing a function adaptation of the New York journal article “Chateau Sucker” for Certain Leisure.
Cheng — who’s a co-founder of the manufacturing firm and artistic incubator, Crab Membership, Inc., alongside Jessica Gao and Jimmy O. Yang — is represented by Kaplan/Perrone Leisure and Yorn Levine.