Two hit comedies are coming together! Deadline reports the casts of Kim’s Convenience and Fresh Off the Boat are virtually uniting in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
A CBC TV show, Kim’s Convenience follows a Korean-Canadian family who run a convenience store in Toronto. The cast includes Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, and Andrea Bang. Meanwhile, the ABCcomedy Fresh Off the Boat follows a Tawaianese-American family as they move from Chinatwon in Washington D.C. to Florida to open a Western-themed restaurant. The cast includes Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler, and Ian Chen.
The casts of Kim’s Convenience and Fresh Off the Boat appear together for a virtual table read on May 30th at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET.
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The casts of #KimsConvenience & @freshofftheboatabc are joining together to celebrate #AsianHeritageMonth with LIVESTREAMED TABLEREADS of our pilot episodes to raise funds for crucial Asian American/Canadian arts orgs @eastwestplayers @vcmediaorg & @reelasian! Tune in live on May 30th on our Facebook page!
What do you think? Do you watch Kim’s Convenience and/or Fresh Off the Boat? Will you check out the virtual event?