‘Lost’ Star Daniel Dae Kim Talks Hollywood’s Growing Appetite for Asian Fare
In the post-“Crazy Rich Asians” and “The Good Doctor” era, trawling Asia for new IP to bring to Hollywood has gone from being an “esoteric pursuit” to a “mad scramble,” actor and producer Daniel Dae Kim told Variety on the sidelines of the Asia Society’s U.S.-Asia Entertainment Summit, which took place Tuesday, on the eve of the Afm.Kim’s own production company, 3Ad, has about 20 projects at various stages of development for both TV and film.
A few of its properties are from Korea, and one was originally a Japanese manga.
A few originated as stage plays, while others were books.“It’s kind of anywhere and everywhere,” Kim told Variety.
“Nowadays a good story is told in many different places.
Everyone’s looking for that story now that’s going to cross borders, and I think we can find it.”The dapper star first
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