Sandra Oh and Awkwafina are teaming up for an original Hulu comedy film as production on the untitled project kicks off.
The film is filming in Los Angeles and New Orleans and is set to wrap production on July 22. It will officially premiere in 2023 as a Hulu Original in the US and on Star+ and Disney+ in other territories. The 20th Century Studios production is described as a sister comedy.
According to the film’s logline, the film follows a bright but narrowly obsessed young woman with game shows named Anne (Awkwafina) and her trainwreck of a sister Jenny (Oh). Together they must work to help cover their mother’s gambling debts.
Things take a turn when Anne’s beloved dog is kidnapped and they embark on a wild trek across the country to find the pup and get the money they need the only way they can. experience by transforming Annie into a true game show champion.
Joining Awkwafina and Oh for comedy are Jason Schwartzman, Holland Taylor, Tony Hale and Will Ferrell. The film is directed by Jessica Yu and written by Jen D’Angelo.
Producers of the film include Awkwafina, Oh, Ferrell, D’Angelo Jessica Elbaum, Maggie Haskins, Itay Reiss. Meanwhile, Alex Brown and Erika Hampson are the title’s executive producers. Stay tuned for title updates as this film takes shape on Hulu. And if you’re looking for screentime with Awkwafina or Oh, shows like Awkwafina is Nora from Queens and Kill Eve are great options.