Chinglish Movie

Chinglish movie production status is currently Development

April 24, 2012 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Justin Lin, Bobbi Thompson, David Henry Hwang

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

An American businessman arrives in a bustling Chinese province looking to score a lucrative contact for his family’s sign-making firm. He soon discovers that the complexities of such a venture far outstrip the expected differences in language, customs and manners—and call into question even the most basic assumptions of human conduct.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making Chinglish

A look at the Chinglish behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Justin Lin last directed Star Trek Beyond and Untitled Bourne Movie 5 Project. The film's writer David Henry Hwang last wrote Tiger Empress and Hunchback.


Justin Lin


David Henry Hwang


David Henry Hwang
Justin Lin
Bobbi Thompson

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Chinglish Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Chinglish

Key Facts

  1. Based on David Henry Hwang's play.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 24, 2012, the film was in Development status.

Chinglish Release Date: When is it coming out?

Chinglish is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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