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Jun 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Harry Shum Jr. Added to Cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Harry Shum Jr. Added to Cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

posted by Nicole Ki

Shadowhunters star Harry Shum Jr. will join the cast of the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-seller Crazy Rich Asians, reports The Hollywood Reporter.  The all-Asian cast includes Contance Wu of Fresh off the Boat, Michelle Yeoh of Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon, Gemma Chan of Humans, … Read more

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May 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Fresh Off the Boat Renewed, Justin Lin Gets New Series. Justin Chon, Ken Jeong and Vanessa Hudgens Snag New Gigs

Fresh Off the Boat Renewed, Justin Lin Gets New Series. Justin Chon, Ken Jeong and Vanessa Hudgens Snag New Gigs

posted by Randall
Ken Jeong on Fresh Off the Boat

Ken Jeong guest starred on the season 3 finale of Fresh Off the Boat

Wow, time to take a deep breath.

There’s so much news about Asian Americans in television in the last 24 hours, its hard to keep up.

Our friends at YOMYOMF, which comes to us via Los Angeles, have done a … Read more

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Apr 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Filming Underway for Crazy Rich Asians. Surprise Cast Additions Announced

Filming Underway for Crazy Rich Asians. Surprise Cast Additions Announced

posted by Randall
Ronnie Chieng

Ronnie Chieng of the Daily Show joins the cast of Crazy Rich Asians

Filming is underway on perhaps the most widely anticipated film by Asian Americans and Asians worldwide in years, Crazy Rich Asians.

The movie from Warner Bros. Pictures and director Jon Chu (Now You See Me 2) is based on … Read more

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Apr 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Gemma Chan Named to Cast of Crazy Rich Asians

Gemma Chan Named to Cast of Crazy Rich Asians

posted by Randall
Gemma Chan

From AMC

Chinese British actress Gemma Chan has joined the cast of Crazy Rich Asians.

Fans of Sci-Fi might recognize Chan from the AMC hit, Humans.

She’ll be joining Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding in the Jon Chu adaptation of the Kevin Kwan best seller.

Chan will play Astrid Leong, aka The Read more

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Meet the New Male Lead for Crazy Rich Asians

posted by Randall

Henry Golding

Henry Golding will star in Crazy Rich Asians

An actor from Singapore and Malaysia has been tapped to play the male lead in the upcoming movie, Crazy Rich Asians .
 
The Hollywood Reporter broke the story that Henry Golding has been chosen to play Nick Young in the adaptation of Kelvin Kwan’s best selling … Read more

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Mar 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Michelle Yeoh Cast in Crazy Rich Asians film

Michelle Yeoh Cast in Crazy Rich Asians film

posted by Randall
Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Michelle Yeoh has been cast to play Eleonor Young, the status-seeking, manipulative mother of Nick in the upcoming movie version of Crazy Rich Asians.

 The Hollywood Reporter announced the casting news in an exclusive.. The internationally famous movie star is the second major star named … Read more

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Constance Wu to Play Lead Role in “Crazy Rich Asians”

posted by Brittney Le

Constance WuWarner Bros. is holding negotiations with Constance Wu, star of Fresh Off the Boat, for the lead role in Crazy Rich Asians, reports  the Hollywood Reporter.

Many are excited for Wu to star in the film. She has already gained massive popularity from her role as Jessica Huang in ABC comedy Fresh Off Read more

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Nov 25, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Casting Call for Crazy Rich Asians

Casting Call for Crazy Rich Asians

posted by Randall

Crazy Rich Asians Casting Call

By Ed Diokno

A lot is riding on the success of the movie version of Crazy Rich Asians.

The potential impact of the film that will feature an all-Asian cast goes beyond the diversity issues Hollywood is grappling with, although that alone will make it a landmark in the history of movies.

 

Besides … Read more

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Entertainment Weekly: “Hunky” Asian Lead in Crazy Rich Asians Waiting to be Discovered

posted by Randall
Jon Chu

Director Jon Chu

In a wide ranging and extensive interview with Entertainment Weekly, director Jon Chu of Crazy Rich Asians talked about casting an all Asian cast and his need to explore his Asian American identity.

“When I was finishing Now You See Me 2, I remember thinking about exploring the Asian … Read more

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Oct 21, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Crazy Rich Asians to Feature All Asian Cast

Crazy Rich Asians to Feature All Asian Cast

posted by Randall
Jon Chu

Jon Chu will director Crazy Rich Asians

Variety reports that Crazy Rich Asians which has been acquired by Warner Bros will be one of the few major films to be centered around an all-Asian cast.
 
Jon Chu will serve as its director. The director of Now You See Me 2 and GI Joe: RetaliationRead more

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