Chinese Superstar Zhang Ziyi To Topline Comedy “East/West”

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Zhang Ziyi

EAST/WEST is set at as a cross-cultural comedy vehicle for . Best known to U.S. audiences for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and House of Flying Daggers, Zhang is a bona-fide megastar in China and will be a huge draw for the increasingly important market.

is on board to direct with & set to pen the script. Winer, Zhang, , and are producing, and is overseeing the comedy for Universal.

Winer has spent the last few seasons directing comedies, including CBS’s Life in Pieces, ABC’s Modern Family, CBS’s The Crazy Ones, and NBC’s 1600 Penn. Sandler and Wenner also hail from the space, having written for TBS’s My Boys and NBC’s Whitney.

Zhang and Winer are repped by and . Scribes Sandler & Wenner are with .

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