Racebent Romcoms

RACEBENT ROMCOMS; while you were sleeping

This was remade into a gender-flipped Bollywood movie that I enjoyed, and there are so many fanfictions inspired by this – but a remake of it by Hollywood wouldn’t go amiss either if they do something fresh with it.

Racebent Romcoms has me taking existing Hollywood romantic comedies (and romances), and recasting them for the modern day with a more diverse cast.

Featuring Zazie Beetz as Lucy Moderatz and Simu Liu as Jack Callaghan.

Do you believe in love at first sight? Nah, I betcha don’t, you’re probably too sensible for that. Or have you ever, like, seen somebody? And you knew that, if only that person really knew you, they would, well, they would of course dump the perfect model that they were with, and realize that YOU were the one that they wanted to, just, grow old with. Have you ever fallen in love with someone you haven’t even talked to? Have you ever been so alone you spend the night confusing a man in a coma?

I’m Ara, a Southeast Asian writer who someday hopes to have published a novel, and who is currently losing herself in the worlds created by others. I love books and food and television and blogging and I get distracted and sidetracked easily.

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