Crazy Rich Asians is making history as the first Asian American focused studio film in 25 years. We take a closer look at the eagerly anticipated movie.
Closer Look: Crazy Rich Asians
An adaptation of a popular novel, Crazy Rich Asians is a fish-out-of-water romantic comedy in which a native New Yorker accompanies her boyfriend to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. There, she is shocked to discover that her boyfriend is heir to one of the richest families in the nation.
The movie stars Constance Wu as Rachel Chu and Henry Golding as Nick Young. They are joined by Michelle Yeoh as the domineering mother, in addition to Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, and Jimmy O. Chang.
All eyes are on this groundbreaking film as it opens the door for greater Asian representation in Hollywood.
Spend the evening with Crazy Rich Asians in theaters August 15.