HomeNews"Farewell" Director Lulu Wang's Latest Series, "Expats" : First Look Images

“Farewell” Director Lulu Wang’s Latest Series, “Expats” : First Look Images

Prime Video released first-look images for Expats, the six-part limited series based on the internationally best-selling novel The Expatriates, by Janice Y. K. Lee. The Lulu Wang-directed series stars Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning actor Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies,” “The Undoing), Sarayu Blue (“Never Have I Ever,” “Blockers), Ji-young Yoo (“The Sky is Everywhere,” “Smoking Tigers), Brian Tee (“Chicago Med,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows), and Jack Huston (“House of Gucci,” “Fargo). “Expats will have the world premiere screening of its feature-length penultimate episode at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 8.

Set against the vibrant and tumultuous tapestry of 2014 Hong Kong, Expats centers on three American women—Margaret (Nicole Kidman), Hilary (Sarayu Blue), and Mercy (Ji-young Yoo)—whose lives intersect after a sudden family tragedy. The series interrogates privilege and explores what happens when the line between victimhood and culpability becomes blurred. Brian Tee, who plays Margaret’s husband Clarke and Jack Huston, who plays Hilary’s husband David also star in the series.

Lulu Wang serves as a creator, director and writer for “Expats.” Wang also executive produces the series with Daniele Melia for Local Time. Nicole Kidman serves as an executive producer for the series with Per Saari for Blossom Films (“Rabbit Hole,” “Nine Perfect Strangers), along with Alice Bell (“The Beautiful Lie,” “The Slap), who was the first writer onboarded to the series. Theresa Park for Per Capita Productions (“After Yang,” “Bones and All) and Stan Wlodkowski (“The Old Guard) also serve as executive producers. Vera Miao (“Two Sentence Horror Stories), Gursimran Sandhu (“Game of Thrones), and author Janice Y. K. Lee served as writers on Expats with Bell and Wang.

Here’s the pictures.

Nobuhiro Hosoki
Nobuhiro Hosokihttps://www.cinemadailyus.com
Nobuhiro Hosoki grew up watching American films since he was a kid; he decided to go to the United States thanks to seeing the artistry of Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange.” After graduating from film school, he worked as an assistant director on TV Tokyo’s program called "Morning Satellite" at the New York branch office but he didn’t give up on his interest in cinema. He became a film reporter for via Yahoo Japan News. In that role, he writes news articles, picks out headliners for Yahoo News, as well as interviewing Hollywood film directors, actors, and producers working in the domestic circuit in the USA. He also does production interviews for Japanese distributors of American films and for in-theater on-sale programs. He is now the editor-in-chief of Cinemadailyus.com while continuing his work for Japan.


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