By Manila Times — 17.06.2020
Filipino-American stand-up comic Joseph Glenn Herbert, known professionally as Jo Koy, revealed Tuesday he is set to work with legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg in a movie based on his real life experiences.
Two production companies — Spielberg’s own Amblin Partners and Dan Lin’s Rideback — have teamed up to roll out the comedy movie.
“I signed a deal with Steven Spielberg’s company. [He] watched my last special ‘Comin’ In Hot ‘and then he gave me a deal for a movie, so get ready for that. We’re writing the script now,” Jo Koy, whose jokes are mostly focused on how to raise a millennial and the intricacies of Filipino traditions, disclosed in a Zoom interview with The Manila Times Entertainment.
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