Jeff Chan Set to Direct New Line Cinema’s Rom-Com Film Singles Day

Jeff Chan Set to Direct New Line Cinema’s Rom-Com Film Singles Day

Jeff Chan set to direct New Line Cinema’s rom-com film Singles Day

According to The Hollywood Reporter, New Line Cinema has tapped up-and-coming filmmakers Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer to join their upcoming romantic comedy film Singles Day with Chan attached to direct and Rhymer set to produce. The duo has also signed on to pen a new draft of the original screenplay written by Lillian Yu.

Chan and Rhymer gained recognition for their feature writing and directorial debut film Plus One which had its premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival where it won the Audience Award. They also served as writers for Hulu’s coming-of-age comedy series PEN15.

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Singles Day is an Asian-centric romantic comedy that will be based around an actual Chinese holiday that is celebrated every year on the eleventh day of November (With the date 11-11 harkening to the single status of those celebrating). The holiday is considered as the anti-Valentine’s Day which originated at Nanjing University in 1993. Singles’ Day or National Singles’ Day is mostly enjoyed by young people.

The proposed idea for the project is to have a multiple-storyline concept. The producers of the film will be Chris Bender (Just Friends, We’re the Millers) and Jake Weiner for Good Fear.

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Singles Day won’t be the first time that New Line will produce a movie that is centered around a holiday. They have also produced such films like: Valentine’s Day starring Julia Roberts, Kathy Bates, Anne Hathaway, Taylor Swift, Bradley Cooper and more; and New Year’s Eve which stars Halle Berry, Bon Jovi, Zac Efron, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert De Niro and more.

Yu graduated from Harvard and has worked as a staff writer on NBC’s Powerless. The young writer recently worked in the writers’ room in Jonathan Tropper’s upcoming action series Warrior that is being produced by Justin Lin.

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