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‘The Courier’ Producer 42 & Mary Lee’s A-Major Media Team For Movie Adaptation Of Satirical Play ‘Good Fortune’

‘The Courier’ Producer 42 & Mary Lee’s A-Major Media Team For Movie Adaptation Of Satirical Play ‘Good Fortune’

Exclusive: Management and production company 42 (The Courier) is teaming with new LA-based label A-Major Media to develop and produce Megan Chan Meinero’s play Good Fortune for film. New York playwright Chan Meinero is writing the adaptation.

Mary Lee, previously head of film at Justin Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment, is producing for A-Major, which she set up last year year to champion Asian-American voices in film and TV. Ben Pugh and Claudia Shin will produce for LA and London-based 42.

Developed in New York with the New Group and Ensemble Studio Theatre, the darkly comic social satire Good Fortune tells the story of Mei-Ling, who was adopted at birth from China by Julie, an American woman who wanted a daughter that would love her and be with her forever. Eighteen years later, Mei-Ling is ready to go to college, but Julie has a different plan.

42’s recent productions include

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