“Lost for Words” is based on an original idea from Oscar-winning screenwriter Richard Curtis, who wrote the previous draft and will be staying on the project as a producer. The project centers on a world-famous actor who becomes romantically entangled with his translator, and the translator’s boss who is also an actress.
Lim teamed with Peter Chiarelli on the script for 2018’s “Crazy Rich Asians,” which grossed $338 million worldwide. She exited the planned sequels due to a dispute over pay disparity. Lim co-wrote the script with Qui Nguyen for Disney Animation’s “Raya and the Last Dragon,” slated for a March, 2021 release. The film features the voices of Kelly Marie Tran as the titular Raya and Awkwafina as Sisu, the last dragon.
Hikari is a producer-writer-director known