Lee, who will star in the second season of Apple’s The Morning Show, will star in, write and exec produce the adaptation of the non-fiction book after the Ramy and Euphoria producer optioned the rights.
Part memoir, part history book and part cultural criticism, Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, which was published in 2020 by One World, is a collection of seven essays by poet, writer and professor Hong about racialized consciousness in America.
The book, which was a New York Times bestseller and won a National Book Critics Circle Award, features Hong’s theory of ‘minor feelings’. As the daughter of Korean immigrants, Cathy Park Hong grew up steeped in shame, suspicion, and melancholy. She would later understand that these ‘minor feelings’ occur when American optimism