Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast's acclaimed 2021 memoir Crying in H Mart is being adapted into a film, and they're looking for someone to play Michelle. She posted an open casting call to her Instagram story, which reads, "ISO 18-25 year old Korean American to play the role of Michelle in the film adaptation of the #1 NYTimes Bestseller Crying in H Mart. Please send a creative video introduction that includes where you're located. Submissions: [email protected]."
Will Sharpe, whose credits include starring in season two of The White Lotus; writing, directing, and starring in 2016's Flowers; write and directing 2021 Amazon Prime film The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, and directing 2021 HBO Max miniseries Landscapers, will direct the film. Stay tuned for more details.
Japanese Breakfast also has shows coming up, including festival dates (Adjacent, Hopscotch, Ohana, Summerfest, Osheaga, and more), an NYC headlining show (Radio City Music Hall on October 5), dates supporting Phoenix and Beck, and more. See all dates below.