Cast: Ken Jeong

Director: Jon M. Chu

Synopsis: In his first-ever stand-up special, Ken Jeong pays tribute to his wife and shares stories about Hollywood and how “The Hangover” saved his life. Watch Now on Netflix. “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu helms this special filmed at the comedy club where Ken got his start.

Now Apocalypse
Mar 10 2019
Now Apocalypse
Mar 10 2019

Director: Gregg Araki

Cast: Avan Jogia, Desmond Chiam

Synopsis: While on various quests to pursue love, sex and fame with his friends in L.A, Ulysses’ premonitory dreams make him question a monstrous conspiracy.

Director: Jia Zhangke

Cast: Zhao Tao, Xu Zheng, Liao Fan, Casper Liang

Synopsis:

Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster.

During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty.

Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off.

HOTEL MUMBAI
Mar 22 2019
HOTEL MUMBAI
Mar 22 2019

Cast: Dev Patel, Anupam Kher

Synopsis: A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name and Nazanin Boniadi, “Homeland”) is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child.

Director: Eric Khoo
Cast: Tsuyoshi Ihara, Seiko Matsuda, Takumi Saitoh, Shogen, Jeanette Aw and more

Synopsis: When a young ramen chef from Japan finds his late Singaporean mother’s journal, he takes it with him to her native country, hoping to put together the story of his family and his life.

Cover Star: To be announced Asian star

Editor-in-Chief: Michelle Lee

Why Open: Gracing the cover of Allure, the beauty bible that’s helmed by AdWeek’s Editor-in-Chief of the Year, Michelle Lee, is one of the most prominent, talented, and fashionable Asians. The April cover star will be announced mid-March.

Cast: Steven Yeun, John Cho, Kumail Nanjiani

Synopsis: Next stop ahead The Twilight Zone. CBS All Access’ upcoming reimagining of the original series, which premiered in 1959, will debut in early 2019. Jordan Peele will serve as host and narrator of the new series, a role made famous by creator Rod Serling, who used socially conscious storytelling to explore the human condition and culture of the times.

Warrior
Apr 5 2019
Warrior
Apr 5 2019

Director: Kevin Tancharoen (pilot)

Cast: Olivia Cheng, Andrew Koji, Joe Taslim, Dianne Doan, Dustin Nguyen, Jason Tobin

Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the aftermath of the Civil War, Warrior tells the story of a young martial arts prodigy, newly arrived from China, who finds himself caught up in the bloody Chinatown Tong wars.

Why Open: Inspired by the writings of martial arts icon, Bruce Lee, and produced by Justin Lin, this 10-episode series includes an international cast led by British actor Andrew Koji. It’s the first homegrown tentpole series under Cinemax’s new programming direction.