‘Tigertail’ Trailer: Netflix’s Multigenerational Drama Stars Tzi Ma, John Cho, And More

It didn’t take long for Alan Yang to make an impact in the world of TV. Not only did he write and direct multiple episodes of Parks & Rec, he went on to do the same for The Good Place, then create the hit Netflix series Master of None. Now he makes his directorial debut with Tigertail, which has also found a home at Netflix.

Tigertail stars The Farewell‘s Tzi Ma, John Cho, Hong-Chi Lee, Christine Ko, Joan Chen, Yo-Hsing Fang, Kuei-Mei Yang, Kunjue Li, and Fiona Fu. The story follows a Taiwanese man who leaves his home and the woman he loves for a chance to pursue the American Dream. It’s a decision that leaves him with many regrets as he reflects upon life decades later.

Netflix will premiere Tigertail on April 10th.

SYNOPSIS: A Taiwanese factory worker leaves his homeland to seek opportunity in America, where he struggles to find connection while balancing family and newfound responsibilities in this multi-generational drama from writer-director Alan Yang.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.


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