Eternals star Gemma Chan and Deadpool 3 director Shawn Levy are teaming up for a new genre undertaking. On Thursday, it was announced (via The Hollywood Reporter) that Netflix and Levy’s 21 Laps are developing The Moon Represents My Heart, a miniseries that will be inspired by the approaching debut novel of the identical name from Pim Wangtechawat. This confined series will be component of 21 Laps’ in general deal with the streamer, which features existing strike sequence this kind of as Stranger Factors. Chan is anticipated to executive deliver and star in the collection, which follows a British-Chinese loved ones with the solution skill to time travel. Right after the parents vanish, their son and daughter look for for them across time although coming of age as grownups.
Levy and Josh Barry will executive develop The Moon Signifies My Coronary heart as a result of 21 Laps, and the challenge will be overseen by the company’s senior VP Emily Morris alongside manager Moera Ainai.
Chan, whose filmography also incorporates Individuals and Ridiculous Loaded Asians, has recently come to be a standard fixture in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, initially portraying Minn-Erva in Captain Marvel prior to playing Sersi in past year’s Eternals motion picture. Although a immediate observe-up to Eternals has not been declared in the months considering the fact that, Chan has confirmed that she will return as Sersi, and has expressed her exhilaration about technically currently being in the franchise two times.
“I am pretty lucky in that this is my second time I feel very privileged,” Chan told Coup de Primary Journal. “It was as a great deal of a shock to me, as to likely absolutely everyone else, but I sense incredibly, pretty blessed to be section of this film, and among this incredible, gifted forged. I unquestionably was not anticipating to be back. I experienced run into Kevin Feige on the awards circuit when I was endorsing Crazy Rich Asians and he just came up to me and stated, ‘Oh, we beloved your do the job in the movie, and we would enjoy to have you back.’ And I just thought he was being good. I believed: ‘Who is aware if that will at any time occur? And probably sometime in the distant future… you hardly ever know.’ I wasn’t expecting to be called in. I did a monitor take a look at for Sersi fairly late in the game. It just caught me by surprise, but I was definitely, actually content to get the phone. I was a enthusiast of the MCU prior to signing up for it I never dreamed I’d be aspect of it, permit on your own 2 times.”
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