- Pete Chiarelli (The Proposal, Now You See Me: The Second Act) is writing the script.
- Produers have already travel to Asia to lay groundwork on the shooting.
- The team had an Asian target audience in mind to begin with.
- When the book first came out, there was an initial interest from a producer to change ABC Rachel Chu into a white girl.
- Jokes that Emma Stone should be in his dream cast.