“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,” says Zauner in a statement. Her third album, Jubilee, arrived June 4, including singles “Be Sweet,” “Kokomo, IN,” and “Tactics.” Soon, have your Japanese Breakfast any way you like it: music, literature, or film. Photo: Greg Chow/Shutterstock

We’re all going to be crying in the movies now that Michelle Zauner’s memoir, Crying in H Mart, is becoming a film. MGM’s Orion Pictures has acquired the rights to adapt her New York Times best-selling memoir. Zauner, professionally known as Japanese Breakfast, will provide the soundtrack, with Stacey Sher and Jason Kim producing. Related

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Tags: The book follows her years growing up as a rare Asian American at her school in Oregon, time spent with her grandmother in Seoul, and her career as an indie artist. The title of the memoir was taken from a viral 2018 New Yorker essay Zauner penned, exploring the loss of her mother to terminal cancer and connection to her Korean culture.