Years ago, Justin Lin looked like he might be a new voice for the Asian-American film community when he made a splash with his debut film Better Luck Tomorrow. After that film, Lin didn’t restrict himself to making films specific to the Asian experience and instead became a voice for the much more broad mainstream movie community, as he took on the Fast and Furious franchise, and is currently slated to make his fourth entry in that series, with Fast Six.

But Lin is looking into other options as well, and one is an adaptation of David Henry Hwang‘s stage play Chinglish, about an American businessman trying to launch a venture in China. Lin has picked up the screen rights to the play, and plans to produce and direct a film with Hwang adapting his own material for the screen. Read More »