Maurene Goo's novel will be adapted by "Four Weddings and a Funeral" writer Lana Cho.
A romantic comedy set in the world of K-pop is headed to Netflix. The streamer has picked up the rights to Maurene Goo’s young adult novel Somewhere Only We Know, developing it as a feature film with Lana Cho (Four Weddings and a Funeral) set to adapt. Described as Roman Holiday meets Before Sunrise the story follows a massive K-pop star and a tabloid photographer as they wander through the neon streets of Hong Kong, finding both adventure and love. (The streamer recently released K-pop music doc BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky, and is building out a slate of content centered around the world of K-pop.)
Escape Artists, which is in production on Aaron Sorkin’s Being the Ricardos and Kevin Hart-starrer Man from Toronto, is behind the project. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Tony Shaw and Logan Kriete are set to produce. Goo and David Bloomfield will executive produce.