• Singles Day: New Line Acquires Lillian Yu's Script For Rom Com

    29 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Singles Day: New Line acquires Lillian Yu's script for rom com
    Following the success of Crazy Rich Asians , Deadline reports that New Line Cinema has confirmed has picked up the rights to the original screenplay Singles Day. The romantic comedy was written by Lillian Yu.
    Singles Day is a Chinese-centric romantic comedy that will be based around an actual Chinese holiday that is celebrated every year on the eleventh day of November (With the date 11-11 harkening to the single status of those celebrating). The holiday is considered as the anti-Valentine's Day which originated at Nanjing...
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  • China-Set Rom-Com Singles Day Picked Up After Crazy Rich Asians' Success

    China-Set Rom-Com Singles Day Picked Up After Crazy Rich Asians' Success

    29 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Warner Bros. and New Line are moving forward with an original China-set romantic comedy titled Singles Day. The news arrives hot on the heels of WB and director Jon M. Chu's Crazy Rich Asians movie adaptation becoming a box office success this past week, after earning an overall glowing reception from critics. While Netflix has been doing its part to revive the rom-com - a genre that's been largely sidelined in the modern era of franchise tentpoles and big-budget studio offerings - with recent Original releases like Set It Up , Crazy Rich Asians is the first such film to hit it big...
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  • New Line Picks Up China-Focused Romantic Comedy Spec ‘Singles Day'

    New Line Picks Up China-Focused Romantic Comedy Spec ‘Singles Day'

    29 days ago - By The Wrap

    New Line Cinema has picked up a romantic comedy spec script from writer Lillian Yu called “Singles Day,” that focuses on the anti-Valentine's Day Chinese holiday of the same name.
    The move comes after the success of “Crazy Rich Asians,” the first film in 25 years - since 1993's “The Joy Luck Club” - to have an all-Asian cast supported by a major studio.
    “Singles Day” is conceived of as an ensemble romantic comedy in the vein of other New Line films such as “He's Just Not That Into You,” “Valentine's Day” and “New Year's Eve.”
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