Buzzing: Wong Kar Wai to direct Amazon series

Wong Kar Wai to direct Amazon series

Streaming service Amazon has given the go-ahead for a period drama, Tong Wars, by Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai, says Hollywood trade magazine Variety.

The series, about Chinese immigrants and organised crime families in 19th-century San Francisco, is written by Paul Attanasio (Donnie Brasco, 1997) and helmed by Wong.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 11, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe