Academy Award nominated Steven Yeun is teaming up with Ali Wong for the Netflix comedy-drama series Beef. The announcement was made by the streaming giant on Wednesday. There will be a 10-episode Dramedy following two people from Beef producer Lee Sung Jin, who let a road rage incident in their minds and slowly consume every thought and action of theirs.
“Ali Wong, Steven Yeun, A24 and Netflix. It’s a dream team, and I’m honored to collaborate with them,” Lee said in a statement to Variety. “I am also grateful to the man Hoon who yelled at me three years ago in traffic. I didn’t let it go, and now we have a show. ”
Steven Yeun and Ali Wong will star in BEEF, a 10-episode dramedy from creator Lee Sung Jin that follows two people who let a road rage incident burrow into their minds and slowly consume their every thought and action. pic.twitter.com/v8BUQMJbSo
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Ginny Howe, Netflix’s vice president of drama development for the original series, said, “We are incredibly excited to collaborate with Lee Sung Jin and help bring this rich series to life with lifeless Steven Yun and Ali Wong . Sung Jin has created an adventurous and at times abusive world. It is a study of an honest and powerful character of two people, who search for connections in the best way. ”
Steven Yeun is the first Asian-American actor to receive the Best Actor Award Threat At the Academy Awards 2021.