We’re getting the first extended look at Crazy Rich Asians, the adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s novel directed by John M. Chu.
The romantic comedy is based on the first book in a trilogy centered on a U.S.-born Chinese economics professor and boyfriend. Starring Constance Wu as Rachel Chu, the pic follows the native New Yorker as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore to meet his family. She soon finds out Nick has omitted a few key details about his life — turns out his family is “crazy rich” and he’s also one of the country’s most sought-after bachelors. She also finds out his mother, played by Michelle Yeoh, is not her biggest fan.
“You really should have told me you’re like the Prince William of Asia,” says Chu (Wu). “That’s ridiculous,” replies Golding. “I’m much more of a Harry.”
Along with Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, and Ken Jeong also star.
Warner Bros. releases the pic on August 17.
Check out the trailer above.
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