Ali Wong and Randall Park's Netflix rom-com has a director

Fresh Off The Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan will make her feature film directorial debut.

This dream project just gets better and better... Fresh Off The Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan will make her feature film directorial debut on Netflix's untitled romantic comedy project starring Randall Park and Ali Wong.

Nahnatchka Khan to Direct Ali Wong-Randall Park Romantic Comedy Film for Netflix

We've been dying to hear some more news about this project -- previously described by Ali Wong as "our version of When Harry Met Sally" -- ever since it was just a mere social media prayer, then announced last August as an actual upcoming feature for Netflix. Now the project has a director.

We also get some new details about the story. Park and Wong's script, written with Michael Golamco, follows two childhood sweethearts who have a falling-out and don't speak for 15 years. They reconnect as adults when Sasha, now a celebrity chef opening a restaurant in San Francisco, runs into Marcus, a happily struggling musician still living at home working for his dad -- and discover the old sparks are still there.

I cannot wait to see this.

So, they're keeping it in the family. Khan is the executive producer and creator of ABC's Fresh Off the Boat, which just finished its fourth season. Park, of course, stars on the sitcom as patriarch Louis Huang, while Wong previously served as a writer and story editor for the show.

Next up, you can see Randall Park this summer as Agent Jimmy Woo in Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp. Ali Wong currently co-stars on ABC's American Housewife and is also working on a book. And if you haven't seen her 2016 Netflix comedy special Ali Wong: Baby Cobra, go. Do it now.

The still-untitled film is scheduled to start shooting in Vancouver and San Francisco in May.

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