CRAZY RICH ASIANS IS THE FIRST FILM IN 25 YEARS TO FEATURE AN ALL-ASIAN CAST!

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CRAZY RICH ASIANS RELEASES THIS THURSDAY AUGUST 16TH IN CINEMAS ACROSS THE GCC!

Starring: Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Awkwafina

The story follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore.  Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life.  Not only is he the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families, but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.  Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim.

It soon becomes clear that the only thing crazier than love is family, in this funny and romantic story sure to ring true for audiences everywhere.

Directed by Jon M. Chu, “Crazy Rich Asians” features an international cast of stars, led by Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, and Awkwafina, with Ken Jeong and Michelle Yeoh. The large starring ensemble also includes Sonoya Mizuno, Chris Pang, Jimmy O. Yang, Ronny Chieng, Remi Hii, and Nico Santos.

Color Force’s Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, and Ivanhoe Pictures’ John Penotti produced the film, with Tim Coddington, Kevin Kwan, Robert Friedland, and Sidney Kimmel serving as executive producers.  The screenplay is by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim, based on the novel by Kevin Kwan.

The creative filmmaking team included director of photography Vanja Černjul, production designer Nelson Coates, costume designer Mary Vogt and editor Myron Kerstein.  The music was composed by Brian Tyler.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with SK Global and Starlight Culture, a Color Force/Ivanhoe Pictures/Electric Somewhere Production, a Jon M. Chu Film, “Crazy Rich Asians.” It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.

 

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