Be sure to grab this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly for your collection of historic Asian American literature.
The magazine features a collection of articles about the upcoming movie Crazy Rich Asians based on the Kevin Kwan novel of the same name. The movie is set for an Aug. 17 premiere.… Read more
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
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
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
By Ed Diokno
A year ago, when news broke that a movie was being made from the novel Crazy Rich Asians, some people asked, “Where would you find enough Asians to play in that movie?”
That’s a silly question.
The film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling 2013 novel, Crazy Rich Asians,won’t be whitewashed if director Jon Chu has his way.
The story of rich Asians living in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai is seen through the eyes of a Chinese American.
Chu who has directed G.I. … Read more
The best selling novel Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan received wide interest from not only the chick lit crowd, but those on Wall Street as well.
Interest in the book by Hollywood was almost instantaneous and now Kwan is serving as the film’s executive producer.
Kwan says one of the first … Read more