Ken Jeong has just signed a Netflix deal for his standup comedy special, “Ken Jeong: First Date” reports The Hollywood Reporter. The comedian will enlist the help of John Chu the director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to direct the special. The standup special will tackle Ken’s path from doctor to being a comedic actor along with his wife’s cancer.
The two worked together on the highly successful ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ which has surpassed all expectations with a 93% rating at Rotten Tomatoes and over $80 million at the box office in the United States in just two weeks.
“I am thrilled to work with Jon again, and his brilliant cinematic eye will capture the energy and excitement of my first stand-up special,” Jeong told The Hollywood Reporter.
The set will be filmed at the Pasadena Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena on Sept 15, 2018.