The Sympathizer at HBO has included Sandra Oh in its cast.
On the 10th, Variety reported, “Sandra Oh, Kieu Chinh, and Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen have joined the cast of ‘The Sympathizer’ at HBO in recurring roles.”
The Sympathizer follows the struggles of a half-French, half-Vietnamese communist spy during the final days of the Vietnam War and his resulting exile in the States. This new satirical espionage thriller is based on Viet Thanh Nguyen’s novel of the same name.
According to Variety, Oh will play Ms. Sofia Mori, a liberated feminist who learns to realize the complexities of her own Asian American identity while caught up in a love triangle. Previously announced cast include Hoa Xuande, Fred Nguyen Khan, Toan Le, Vy Le, Alan Trong, and Robert Downey Jr.