Sequoia Leisure is benefiting from Taiwan’s gay-friendly tradition to launch city comedy collection “The Nipple Speak.” The present is in pre-production and is predicted to be delivered by early 2023.
Taiwan, which is self-ruled and democratic, has a extra liberal tradition than different components of Better China. In 2019, Taiwan legalized similar intercourse marriage and is now extra actively producing queer content material than Hong Kong or mainland China. The island is now one of many principal sources of BL (or ‘boys love’) collection, bromance drama exhibits which have a powerful following amongst female-skewing audiences within the area.
Sequoia payments “The Nipple Speak” as a tribute to traditional U.S. collection “Intercourse and The Metropolis” however with extra open LGBTQ components and full nudity – a rarity in Asia outdoors the porn trade. The producer says that it’s going to incorporate themes akin to podcasting and influencers, that matter to younger grownup audiences. And that it’s going to the collection will sort out head on controversial intercourse and relationship points that a lot of Asian society prefers to not discuss.
The present makes use of the showrunner system imported from the U.S. and can deploy three administrators: Ray Jiang, Diana Chao and Lee I-Hui.
The bundle will comprise 10 episodes of 30-minutes every in its Taiwan-set first season. Whether it is profitable, a second season will relocate to Thailand and a 3rd be set in Japan.
The corporate disclosed little of the story or its episodic construction however unveiled the present’s key solid and characters.
Kaiser Chuang, a well-established actor who has received awards on the Taipei Movie Competition and the Golden Bell Awards with “Maverick” and “The Highway House,” performs a homosexual character who likes to problem gender stereotypes and is often seen in feminine clothes. Szuyu Lin is solid as an editor of an avantgarde web site standard among the many younger era. Bryan Chang is solid because the supervisor of a YouTube star. Lucia Lu is solid as an leisure trade reporter and out of the closet lesbian.
Sequoia Leisure, which beforehand delivered the “Girls in Taipei” collection quickly to be accessible on Disney Plus, has no connection to Sequoia Capital, a mainland Chinese language finance agency with a number of investments within the tech and leisure sectors. Moderately it’s a part of the Taiwan-based Grandi Holding headed by entrepreneur Lincoln Lai.
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