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Maya Erskine on ‘PEN15’ Season 2 & Countering Asian-American Stereotypes in ‘Plus One’ — Stylecaster

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— by Jason Pham: A couple years before she started writing PEN15, Maya Erskine read the script for a rom com called Plus One. The film had already been cast, but its creators—Erskine’s New York University classmates Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer—asked her to assist with the table read. Immediately, she fell in love with the story and the character Alice, a raunchy, unapologetic twenty-something who falls in love with her best friend, Ben, after they agree to spend the summer as each other’s plus ones to weddings…

Image courtesy of RLJE Films

June 14, 2019

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