Crazy Rich Asians Archives

The Brothers Sun Highlights Michelle Yeoh, Chien & Li in Action Romp
As long in the industry as you have, some signature projects propelled more mainstream appeal like 'Crazy Rich Asians' (2018), the multi-Oscar-winning 'Everything Everywhere, All at Once' (2022), and the ABC hit sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat.' Did you feel the benefit through increased opportunities? It's the dawn of a new era We're not necessarily in[...]
Joy Ride one-sheet poster courtesy Lionsgate, © 2023 Lionsgate.
Joy Ride's screenplay was written by Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao, both of whom collaborated with director Adele Lim (co-screenwriter of Crazy Rich Asians) on the story. Produced by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver, Josh Fagen, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong, Teresa Hsiao, and Adele Lim, the comedy is slated for a theatrical release on July 7th, 2023. Joy[...]
The Brothers Sun Star Sam Li on Asian Representation & Michelle Yeoh
While promoting his film Take the Night, Li spoke with Bleeding Cool about the opportunities afforded Asian artists that weren't there before and how recent projects like 2018 Crazy Rich Asians or 2022's Everything Everywhere All at Once both featured Yeoh, opened up new opportunities. Sam Li in Take the Night (2022) Image courtesy of Saban Films "It's[...]
L-R: John M Chu at the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 1, 2019 in Beverly Hills, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / | An official poster for Lilo & Stitch. Credit: Disney
Chu of Crazy Rich Asians fame is reportedly in talks with Disney to helm a live-action version of Lilo & Stitch Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing Rideback's Ryan Halprin is executive producing Mike Van Waes wrote the script's latest draft, with a new writer being sought to give it a polish[...]
A scene from Willow (Image: Disney)
Chu (Crazy Rich Asians, In the Heights) has been tapped to direct the pilot and also executive produce, with Jonathan Kasdan (Solo) and Wendy Mericle (Arrow) serving as showrunners. A scene from Willow (Image: Disney) "Growing up in the'80s, 'Willow' has had a profound effect on me," said Chu in a released statement "The story of the[...]
Jessica Rothe Stars In December's All My Life, Watch The Trailer
The trailer for drama All My Life debuted this morning, starring Happy Death Day's Jessica Rothe and Crazy Rich Asians Harry Shum Jr Based on a true story of a couple falling in love, getting some pretty terrible news, and scrambling against time, this one looks to be packing an emotional punch It is also[...]
Michael B. Jordan, Amazon Studios Team Up For A Night At The Drive-In
Some of the films that will be shown include Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Get Out, Creed, Black Panther, Hook, Do The Right Thing, Coming To America, Crazy Rich Asians, and more. A Night At The Drive-In Poster Michael B Jordan Picked Some Good Films "Amazon Studios and Michael B Jordan's Outlier Society are launching "A Night at the[...]
kung fu
Tzi Ma (The Man In the High Castle) and Kheng Hua Tan (Crazy Rich Asians) have been cast as series regulars in this new take on the David Carradine-starrer, with Kim writing the project from Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Warner Bros TV. Ma and Kheng will play the lead character's parents: father, Jin Chen, and[...]
This dude cooks! He does the laundry! He's polite! Her dad approves of him! He goes shopping with her without complaining! In other words, he is the perfect boyfriend for her! Never mind Crazy Rich Asians… This is "Crazy Normal Asians"! can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: [Official Teaser] My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Animated![...]
UPDATE: Apparently, it's no longer a matter of society misconstruing Constance Wu's (Crazy Rich Asians) tweets and "making a lot of assumptions" about her social media reaction to ABC sitcom Fresh Off the Boat being renewed for a sixth season (see original report below) On Friday evening, Wu took to Twitter once again, this time[...]
Fresh off the Boat
(ABC/Bob D'Amico) Well, it seems like Wu wasn't willing to take that "slight" from the network quietly, taking to Twitter to apparently voice her serious displeasure at the renewal (not cancellation) notice: Deadline Hollywood and other outlets also report that Wu posted a "Dislike" on the show's official Instagram post announcing the series' renewal: For her part, Wu[...]
Henry Golding Teases 'Crazy Rich Asians' Trilogy at CinemaCon!
CinemaCon is happening this week in Las Vegas, and during the STX Films red carpet, Henry Golding had a pretty big tease for fans of Crazy Rich Asians. Actor Henry GoldingPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / According to Erik Davis of Fandango, Golding commented that work is happening right now on the script for a sequel to the groundbreaking[...]
Gemma Chan Says Crazy Rich Asians 2 and 3 Will Be Shot Back-to-Back
One of the big surprises of 2018 was just how well Crazy Rich Asians ended up doing at the domestic box office It was a critical smash and was one of the rare romantic comedies that everyone seemed to like It's not often these days that a movie gets over 60% of its box office[...]
To Nobody's Surprise, Crazy Rich Asians Bombs in China
This past weekend, Crazy Rich Asians capped off its months as a cultural and social phenomenon and box office hit in America… by bombing massively in China. Where the movie made $174 million (compared to its $30 million production budget) over its theatrical run in the US, Deadline reported that only made around $1.2 million in its opening[...]
Wong. Actress/musician AwkwafinaPhoto by JStone / One of the breakout stars of Crazy Rich Asians, the rapper-actress is enjoying newfound recognition from her role in the well received internationally acclaimed film. She offered this statement on the series news: "I've been watching Comedy Central since I was old enough to hold a remote, and so many of their shows[...]
Watership Down: Peter Capaldi, Rosamund Pike, 2 More Join BBC/Netflix Series (IMAGES)
BBC and Netflix's Watership Down added four big names to what's already proven to be an A-list cast, with  Rosamund Pike (A Private War), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Gemma Chan (Crazy Rich Asians), and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) joining the voice cast of the series adaptation. Pike will play The Black Rabbit Of Inlé, Capaldi[...]
Warner Bros. Chairman Talks the Sequel to Crazy Rich Asians
was unprepared for how well Crazy Rich Asians was going to do at the box office They were quick to green light a sequel and everyone was very happy to hear the words "franchise" and "trilogy" since there are few things that studio heads love to hear more Toby Emmerich, Warner Bros Pictures Group chairman,[...]
Crazy Rich Asians Surpasses $110M at the Domestic Box Office
For the third weekend in a row Crazy Rich Asians continues to do crazy well at the box office The August release, which came out to extremely positive reviews, has been owning the normally dry August box office since it came out on the 15th Deadline is reporting that the romantic comedy is bringing in[...]
WB Developing 'Crazy Rich Asians' Sequel with Same Creative Team
After the #GoldOpen of Warner Bros.'s film Crazy Rich Asians, we are delighted to report that WB is in the early stages of developing a sequel, with the same creative team. Director Jon M Chu, who is currently working on a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway show In the Heights, will be returning, as will producers Nina[...]
Gold Open: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Makes $34 Million Over 5 Days
First and foremost, if you haven't seen Crazy Rich Asians yet, you really should See it in a packed theater — the audience reactions are part of what make this feature so enjoyable It's more than just a technicolored romcom, even though yes, it is those things It's the first wide theatrical release to feature an[...]
[Review] 'Crazy Rich Asians': Not Very Original, but the Charming Cast Carries It
Crazy Rich Asians has landed fresh off the boat and is going to make a huge splash regardless of final box office numbers or the Rotten Tomatoes score In a similar vein to other recent "it's about time" cinematic entries like Wonder Woman and Black Panther, its overall impact with its virtually entirely Asian casting[...]
Crazy Rich Asians Review: One of the Best Romantic Comedies in Years
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Crazy Rich Asians features an absolutely fantastic cast, clever writing, and enough style to overcome any rom-com clichés it indulges in. Director: Jon M Chu Summary: This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. The romantic comedy genre might have mass appeal, but[...]
We Learn 'How to American' with Silicon Valley's Jimmy O. Yang
Or if you're like me, you're eagerly awaiting his portrayal of Bernard Tai in the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents – Jimmy O Yang – Da Capo Press However, there's much more to Yang (or technically Ouyang) than meets the eye He recently published the autobiography How[...]
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' Movie Looking For Buyers This Week
Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) has been pitching the project to studios this week after the rights to the film reverted following The Weinstein Company….entanglements….and things are looking promising. Back when the Weinstein scandal broke,  Quiara Alegría Hudes, who wrote the book for the original musical and penned the script for the film, posted on her twitter about[...]