You realize him for his ABC sitcom Contemporary Off the Boat, his memoir, and his bao. Now, Eddie Huang introduces his filmmaking. The acclaimed author, TV persona, and restauranteur makes his directorial debut with Boogie, a coming-of-age-story following a Chinese language American teen in Queens, New York. You may meet Alfred “Boogie” Chin within the brand-new trailer above. He’s received an unimaginable jawline and much more spectacular basketball expertise, however amongst his ancestors’ blessings, he additionally inherited their generational trauma. “No one believes in an Asian basketball player,” he says in a voice-over, because the late Pop Smoke’s “Got It on Me” rumbles within the background. “It’s a joke in this country. We can cook, clean, count real good, but anything else, we’re picked last.” Together with his NBA desires on the road, Boogie contends together with his on-court rival, performed by Pop Smoke (born Bashar Jackson) in his posthumous movie debut; his new girlfriend, performed by Zola’s Taylour Paige; and “5,000 years’” value of expectations. Boogie bounces into theaters on March 5, 2021.