Sandra Oh joins Robert Downey Jr.’s new drama ‘The Sympathizer‎’ as a feminist

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Sandra Oh is entering the spy game at HBO with the drama ‘The Sympathizer’, co-starring and executive-produced by Robert Downey Jr., per The Hollywood Reporter.

Based on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the series centers around a half-French, half-Vietnamese Communist spy (casting TBA) during the final days of the Vietnam War and his resulting exile in the U.S. Downey is set to play several supporting roles.

Sandra Oh joins Robert Downey Jr.'s new drama 'The Sympathizer‎' as a feminist | FMV6

Killing Eve and Grey’s Anatomy vet Oh will recur as Sofia Mori, “a liberated feminist who, in the midst of a love triangle, begins to awaken to the complexity of her own Asian-American identity,” per THR.

‘The Sympathizer‎’ stars Robert Downey Jr. and executive produces, with Park Chan-wook and Don McKellar (‘Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould‎”’Le violon rouge‎’) as directors, producers, and executive producers, Presented by HBO and A24.

Sandra Oh joins Robert Downey Jr.'s new drama 'The Sympathizer‎' as a feminist | FMV6

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