Lillian Yu Sells Chinese Holiday-Themed Rom-Com Spec to New Line

Lillian Yu Sells Chinese Holiday-Themed Rom-Com Spec to New Line

Inclusivity sells. The success of “Crazy Rich Asians” has proven — yet again — that audiences aren’t only interested in stories about white men. The industry is taking note. New Line has acquired “Singles Day,” a spec script from Lillian Yu (“Powerless”). Named after an actual Chinese holiday “that falls on November 11 (its 11.11...