'American born Chinese' premieres on Disney+ today

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The life of an ordinary teenager takes an unexpected turn in new Disney plus series "American born Chinese."

the eight-episode action-comedy-fantasy series follows the journey of Jin Wang whose life is forever changed when he befriended Wei-Chen who is the son of mythical god, "the Monkey King."

CNN Philippines got to speak with Daniel Wu, who plays "the Monkey King" and Jimmy Liu, who plays Wei-Chen.

They told us more about the story of this coming-of-age series which is directed by Shang Chi's Destin Daniel Cretton.