, the first book from ’s Michelle Zauner, is being made into a movie. MGM’s Orion Pictures has acquired the rights for the adaptation, which will be produced by Stacey Sher and Jason Kim. The soundtrack will be created by Japanese Breakfast.
Michelle Zauner said in a statement, “It is a surreal thrill to have the opportunity to memorialize my mother in film, and I consider it of the highest honor to pursue that task alongside creative luminaries such as Stacey Sher, Jason Kim and Orion Pictures.”
Back in August 2018, Zauner published the New Yorker essay “” about her late mother and memories of the titular Korean-American supermarket chain. A few months later, she for Crying in H Mart, which ultimately got in April 2021.
Michelle Zauner’s third Japanese Breakfast album,, arrived last week. Read Pitchfork’s feature “ .”