Should you’ve been lacking the story informed by the hit ABC sitcom, Contemporary Off the Boat, Deadline has information in regards to the subsequent smartest thing. At present it was revealed that the producer and writer of the present’s supply materials, Eddie Huang, is teaming up with Showtime to carry audiences in all places a brand new collection. Maybe pulling extra inspiration from the world round him, Huang will once more be placing pen to paper for his new venture, Panda, which he’ll additionally govt produce.
Panda will heart on the titular character, a street-smart child from Orlando, Florida. Going down within the late Nineteen Nineties, the present will comply with Panda as he tries to take over the ecstasy commerce, peddling his wares to all of the warehouse events and raves he can discover. Cheered on by his mom who pushes her son to “be the perfect of the silly folks,” Panda additionally finds assist from an area teen named Jade. Combining Panda’s street-smarts with Jade’s book-smarts, the 2 got down to turn into the highest names within the early days of the get together scene drug commerce.
A well-rounded and multi-talented particular person, Huang additionally is aware of his manner across the kitchen as a chef, and has proven off his cooking prowess by internet hosting a number of culinary-based productions together with Low-cost Bites & Distinctive Eats in addition to Huang’s World. Pairing his zest for all times with the universe surrounding him, every manufacturing has allowed Huang to take audiences on a deep exploration of various cultures and the way meals connects us all.
He additionally celebrated an enormous win in 2021 when he stood on the helm of his first feature-length venture, Boogie. The Focus Options-backed drama tells the coming-of-age story of a Queens, New York native named Alfred “Boogie” Chin (Taylor Takahashi). A teenage basketball prodigy, the younger man desires to pursue his love of the sport and attempt to make it within the main leagues, however his mother and father produce other concepts for his future. The characteristic sees Boogie attempt to stability his life, a blossoming relationship, and his mum or dad’s expectations all whereas staying sane and spending as a lot time on the courtroom as doable.
As for Panda, Matt Dines and Jonah Hill’s Sturdy Child will produce alongside Showtime. The manufacturing duo may even be a part of Huang as govt producers. Should you’re interested in what Huang’s different tasks appear to be, you’ll be able to watch a clip from Contemporary Off the Boat under. As of proper now, Panda has not set a launch date, however as all the time keep tuned to Collider for extra info.