HBO developing Asian-American dark comedy KTown, starring Greta Lee and set in Los Angeles' Koreatown
Barry producer Jason Kim is teaming with Girls and High Maintenance vet Greta Lee on creating the dark comedy revolving around Koreatown -- described as “L.A.’s most eccentric zip code" -- and the kingpin family at the center of it. Lee is also set to star as Yumi, a "self-proclaimed Brentwood Barbie" and daughter of the Kang family, who reconnects with her “embarrassing” Korean roots to become a powerful Korean-American woman. Lee is a veteran of Girls, Inside Amy Schumer and Wayward Pines, as well as High Maintenance. Kim, who also worked on Girls as executive story editor, also wrote KPOP: The Musical.
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