John Cho will play a wine connoisseur-con artist in a series based on your private fantasies

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In keeping with its tried and true pattern of casting men who look good in suits (see: Suits), the USA network is developing a drama about a dapper con man starring John Cho. Based on a pitch from Gary Lundy, Connoisseur will center on Clay Park (Cho), a con artist who dupes the wealthy into paying millions for fake wine (what is "fake wine"? Franzia?) until his hustle gets him in trouble with both a crime syndicate and the FBI, unearthing a tragedy that broke up his family in Korea. Now, for some Wine Show–style relaxation, imagine John Cho saying fancy wine words: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Bordeaux, terroir, Cabernet, Chateauneuf du Pape. Oh my God.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Actor John Cho attends the opening night premiere of 'Snowpiercer' during the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on June 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/WireImage)
John Cho during The WB Network All-Star Celebration - Arrivals at The Highlands in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Kal Penn and John Cho during 2004 MTV Movie Awards - Backstage and Audience at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
John Cho (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage)
NEW YORK - JULY 19: (L - R) John Cho, Marianela Pereyra, Kal Penn, and Steve Smith pose for a photo backstage during Fuse TV's 'Daily Download' at the Fuse studios July 19, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
John Cho (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
John Cho and Seth Meyers during 'See This Movie' Los Angeles Premiere at The Regent Showcase in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Dale Wilcox/WireImage)
LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY -- Episode 900 -- airdate 05/06/2008 -- Pictured: John Cho -- Photo By: Stacie McChesney/NBCU Photo Bank
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07: Actor John Cho arrives at Sydney International Airport ahead of this evening's World Premiere of JJ Abram's 'Star Trek' on April 7, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Sergio Dionisio/Getty Images)
Eric Bana, Zachary Quinto, director JJ Abrams, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho and Chris Pine at the Premiere Of 'Star Trek' in Cinestar Sony Center in Berlin (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Air Date 05/06/2009 -- Episode 3758 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor John Cho during an interview with host Jay Leno on May 6, 2009 (Photo by Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
FLASHFORWARD - ABC's 'FlashForward' stars John Cho as Demetri Noh. (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
FLASHFORWARD - 'Countdown' - Mark continues his interrogation of Hellinger in a desperate attempt to find out when the next blackout will occur; Demetri must choose between helping Janis and Simon break into NLAP to stop the blackout from occurring, or turning the fugitive Simon in to the FBI; Lloyd finds the common denominator that can help him solve the complex equation he was working on in his flashforward; while Tracy fights for her life, Aaron discovers why Jericho was after her; and Nicole wrestles over her strong feelings for Bryce and what would happen if she told him she knew the whereabouts of Keiko, on 'FlashForward,' THURSDAY, MAY 20 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Michael Desmond/ABC via Getty Images) CHRISTINE WOODS, JOHN CHO
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Actors Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston and John Cho speak at 'Total Recall' Panel during Comic-Con 2011 on July 22, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4133 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actors John Cho, Kal Penn during an interview on October 25, 2011 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Actor John Cho attends the premiere of 'A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 2, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
GO ON -- 'The World Ain't Over 'Til It's Over' Episode 112 -- Pictured: John Cho as Steven -- (Photo by: Vivian Zink/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MAY 16: John Cho as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu in the 2013 movie, 'Star Trek: Into Darkness.' Release date May 16, 2013. Image is a screen grab. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 19: Actor John Cho on stage at The Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest 2014 Honoring 'Sleepy Hollow' at Dolby Theatre on March 19, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
SELFIE. - ABC's 'Selfie' stars John Cho as Henry. (Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Emmy Award-nominated 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight (11:35 p.m. - 12:41 a.m., ET), packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. The guests for MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 included actress Courteney Cox ('Celebrity Name Game'), actor John Cho ('Selfie') and musical guest Jason Aldean. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: John Cho is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on September 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 24: Actors John Cho and Max Greenfield attend Dylan's Candy Bar and Milk + Bookies Partner for The LA Launch of the 50th anniversary Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Capsule Collection at The Grove on January 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Dylan's Candy Bar)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 12: (L-R) Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Sofia Boutella, John Cho, Idris Elba, director Justin Lin, Simon Pegg, Lydia Wilson and Chris Pine attend the UK Premiere of Paramount Pictures 'Star Trek Beyond' at the Empire Leicester Square on July 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Actos Chris Pine (L) and John Cho attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Star Trek Beyond' at Embarcadero Marina Park South on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Chris Pine and John Cho attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Star Trek Beyond' at Embarcadero Marina Park South on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 400 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor John Cho during an interview with host Seth Meyers on July 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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