EXCLUSIVE: The spread of Korean plans to the US continues.
Ji Won Kim, one of South Korea’s most acclaimed directors, has collaborated with Star Trek: Discovery Writers Bo Yoon Kim and Erica Lippolt will create a new series about a Korean family that immigrates to America.
The trio is developing an untitled project with EOne, the studio behind series like Showtime The Yellow Jackets And ABC Rookie Franchise
Ji Won Kim will direct the project. He is behind Korean movies like I saw Satan, a bitter life, good, bad and strange, And A tale of two sisters.
He also directed and executive produced the Apple series. Dr. Brain, which was the streamer’s first Korean original. He will also produce the series.
Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt will write the pilot and serve as showrunners for the series. The writing partners served as writers/producers on the first three seasons of Star Trek: Discovery and Michelle Yeoh is co-executive producer on the fronted spin-off. Section 31. Other credits include Netflix. sweet tooth And CW’s To rule.
Other executive producers include Anthology Studios’ Jay Choi and Song Kang Ho, and Intermedia Content’s Sebastian Lee and David Kim.
Anthology Studios is a Korean production company that is part of SLL, formerly known as JTBC Studios, which also owns Wiip.
EnterMedia is behind the series including good doctor, which is heading into its sixth season on ABC and Apple. Pachinko.
Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt are repped by APA, Redefine Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. EnterMedia is represented by WME and attorney Robbie Koch. CAA brokered the deal on behalf of Kim and Anthology Studios.