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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Preview: ‘It’s not a Movie, It’s a Movement.’

Crazy Rich Asians Preview
Some of the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ cast were on hand for the special preview, including, from left, Nico Santos, Gemma Chan, Henry Golding, Constance Wu, Jimmy O. Yang and Awkafina. via Jimmy Yang Instagram

 

Views from the Edge

A special preview of the upcoming movie, Crazy Rich Asians, was held in L.A. In the audience were a whole bunch of AAPI influencers.

The initial response: overwhelming, tears, joy, pride, emotional.

My two favorite tweets: From director John M. Chu, “It’s not a movie, it’s a movement.”

And we get this from from Andre J. Daughtry. He said what, I’ve been thinking : Crazy Rich Asians is to AAPI as Black Panther is for African Americans. That’s putting a lot of pressure on the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel.


Take a look at the sampling of the responses below for yourself.


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