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Prime Video Announces Lulu Wang’s Limited Series Expats, Starring Nicole Kidman, Sarayu Blue, and Ji-young Yoo, a six-part limited drama series, set in Hong Kong.

Today, Prime Video announced that Expats, the six-part limited series directed by Lulu Wang and based on the internationally best-selling novel The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee.

Expats stars Academy Award- and Emmy-winning actor Nicole Kidman (Big Little LiesThe Undoing), Sarayu Blue (Never Have I EverBlockers), Ji-young Yoo (The Sky Is EverywhereSmoking Tigers), Brian Tee (Chicago MedTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows), and Jack Huston (House of GucciFargo).

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Expats (Image - Prime Video)
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Kidman and Lulu Wang also serve as executive producers on the series. The series’ feature-length penultimate episode will have its European premiere screening at BFI’s London International Film Festival on October 9.

Set against the vibrant and tumultuous tapestry of 2014 Hong Kong, Expats centers on three American women—Margaret (Nicole Kidman), Hilary (Sarayu Blue), and Mercy (Ji-young Yoo)—whose lives intersect after a sudden family tragedy.

The series interrogates privilege and explores what happens when the line between victimhood and culpability becomes blurred. Brian Tee, who plays Margaret’s husband Clarke, and Jack Huston, who plays Hilary’s husband David, also star in the series.

Lulu Wang serves as a creator, director, and writer for Expats. Wang also executive produces the series with Daniele Melia for Local Time. Nicole Kidman serves as an executive producer for the series with Per Saari for Blossom Films (Rabbit HoleNine Perfect Strangers), along with Australian screenwriter Alice Bell (The Beautiful LieThe Slap), who was the first writer onboarded to the series.

Theresa Park for Per Capita Productions (After YangBones and All) and Stan Wlodkowski (The Old Guard) also serve as executive producers. Vera Miao (Two Sentence Horror Stories), Gursimran Sandhu (Game of Thrones), and author Janice Y. K. Lee served as writers on Expats, with Bell and Wang.

The Expats will premiere January 26, 2024 on Prime Video.

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