Lulu Wang Readies ‘The Farewell’ Follow Up, Family Drama ‘Like Father, Like Son’

2019 was a wonderful year for film, and The Farewell stood near the front of the pack.

Written and directed by Lulu Wang, the film stars Awkwafina in a Golden Globe-winning performance as a Chinese-American woman who joins her family in planning one final party for their dying grandmother (Zhao Shu-zhen) — without, y’know, telling her that she’s dying.

It’s a deft, remarkable, tone-blending feature that instantly had me excited for Wang’s filmic future — and now we know what that will be.

Per Variety, Wang will be directing the family drama Like Father, …

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