‘Nancy Wu Done It’: Amazon Developing Comedy About a YA Mystery Writer Who Gets Pulled Into One of Her Own Stories
Posted on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Movies or TV shows in which creators are unwittingly sucked into their own stories have become a common trope. But it’s rare when one of those projects hails from an Asian-American perspective, and such is the case with Nancy Wu Done It, a new comedy series that Amazon recently purchased in a bidding war.
The comedy, which is described as Pleasantville meets Nancy Drew, will center on a young adult Asian-American writer who’s sucked into her own book and must solve a mystery. Actress Jessica Henwick (Iron Fist, Game of Thrones) is co-writing the script with Kai Yu Wu, whose credits include NBC’s Hannibal and The CW’s The Flash.
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