Crazy Rich Asians is a film adapted from Kevin Kwan’s novel of the same name, and centres on three wealthy Chinese families as they prepare for THE wedding of the year in Singapour.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has announced that the film, directed by Jon M. Chu (Now You See Me 2, G.I. Joe: Retaliation) will be premiering opposite to Captive State, The Happytime Murders and Three Seconds.
It will be starred by Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Ken Jeong, Harry Shum Jr., Awkwafina, Jimmy O. Yang and Gemma Chan.
The official synopsis of the film reads like these:
The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick’s (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend’s wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he’s perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down.
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Crazy Rich Asians is set to premiere on August 17, 2018.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter