EXCLUSIVE: Seoul Street Adapts Suzanne Park’s Best-Selling Novel Sunny Song will never be famous for the big screen.
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The Sourcebooks novel Fire follows Korean-American social media influencer Sunny, who is sent to a digital detox summer camp. While her big summer goals are to make Rafael Kim her boyfriend, hit 100,000 subscribers, and have the best last summer in high school, what’s not on her list is accidentally filming. a PG-13 cooking video that is going viral (#browniegate). Extremely not on his list: being shipped off to a digital detox farm camp in Iowa for an entire month. She’s traded in her Wi-Fi for a butter churn, and if she’s going to have any chance of growing her social media platform this summer, she’ll have to find a way to get back online. However, as Sunny is forced to go offline, she makes a connection with an incredibly cute farm boy.
the good doctor Star Will Yun Lee teamed up with Wonder Street partners Christine Holder and Mark Holder earlier this year to launch the film and television venture Seoul Street, which focuses on telling unique, diverse and inclusive stories. The company is currently developing Aloha Motherfucker with HBO Max showrunner Cris Cole, lions in the garden with Kevin Hart’s Hartbeat Productions, as well as packing a crowd of high Asian American IPs.
Lee is replaced by Wonder Street, Innovative and attorney Patti Felker, and can also be seen on Peacock’s The girl in the woods. The Holders are currently in production on the CBS pilot Eastern New York after recently producing the film Mauritanianwhich earned co-star Jodie Foster a Golden Globe, and Emmy nomination Home made: Inspired by the life of Madame CJ Walker for Netflix.
Korean American Park is a former stand-up comedian, having performed on BET’s Arrive on stage. She won the Seattle Sierra Mist Comedy Competition and was a semi-finalist in NBC’s “Stand Up For Diversity” showcase in San Francisco. Her novels have been featured in NPR’s best lists, Popsugar, Really Simple, Country Life, Bustle, Buzzfeed, Marie Claire, ParadeShondaland and Today.
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