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Ensemble Cast Set for Netflix Family Film Finding Ohana

Jude Weng Makes Her Feature Directorial Debut

  • Director: Jude Weng (Young Sheldon and The Good Place)
  • Producer: Ian Bryce (Transformers Franchise)
  • Executive Producer: Irene Yeung, JJ Hook
  • Associate Producer: Katie Malott
  • Writer: Christina Strain (The Magicians and Shadow & Bone)
  • Cast: Kea Peahu, Alex Aiono, Lindsay Watson, Owen Vaccaro, Kelly Hu, Ke Huy Quan, Marc Evan Jackson, Ricky Garcia, Ryan Higa, Mapuana Makia, Brad Kalilimoku, X Mayo, Kyndra Sanchez
  • Logline: A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage
  • Principal photography begins September 30 in Oahu, Hawaii
  • The film joins Netflix’s growing slate of live action family films featuring kids and teens, which includes the 2019 comedy Tall Girl, directed by Nzingha Stewart (Grey’s Anatomy, A Million Little Things) and produced by Wonderland as well as 2020 films Feel the Beat, directed by Elissa Down (The Honor List) and starring Sofia Carson; The Main Event directed by Jay Karas (Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife, Break Point) and produced in partnership with WWE Studios; The Sleepover directed by Trish Sie (Pitch Perfect, Step Up All In); and A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting directed by Rachel Talalay (Dr. Who, Sherlock, Tank Girl).

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