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The Goggler Podcast #161: We Speak to Pachinko Creator Soo Hugh

Dept. of Jibbers, Jabbers, and Yackety-Yaks


Listen up boys and girls, it’s time for another Goggler exclusive. On today’s episode of The Goggler Podcast, we sat down with Pachinko creator Soo Hugh for a conversation about her first encounters with Min Jin Lee’s novel and how she went about adapting it for the screen.

You can listen to our review of Pachinko on The Goggler Podcast here. You can read our listicle on five reasons why you need to watch the series here.

Epic in scope and intimate in tone, the story begins with a forbidden love and crescendos into a sweeping saga that journeys between Korea, Japan. and America to tell an unforgettable story of war and peace, love and loss, triumph and reckoning.

Based on the critically acclaimed novel by Min Jin Lee, Pachinko was created by Soo Hugh, directed by Kogonada and Justin Chon, and stars Youn Yuh-jung, Lee Min-ho, Kim Min-ha, Jin Ha, Soji Arai, Jeong In-ji, Kaho Minami, Anna Sawai, and Jimmi Simpson.

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