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
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.
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
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
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.
Warner 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
By Ed Diokno
A lot is riding on the success of the movie version of Crazy Rich Asians.
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
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: Retaliation… Read more