Crazy Rich Asians Is Going to Make Comedy History


Directed by Jon M. Chu Crazy Rich Asians will hit theatres on August 17.

Crazy Rich Asians was filmed entirely on location in Singapore and Malaysia. 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. "We've been dating for about a year now, and it's about time people met my lovely girlfriend".

The first trailer for Crazy Rich Asians dropped on Monday and as the title points out, it is crazy, lavish, and boasts an all-Asian principal cast.

The trailer also gives fans a glimpse of another fan-favorite: Michelle Yeoh looking flawless as Eleanor Young, Nick's unflagging mother who is determined to keep him from marrying Rachel.

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"Daaamn, Rachel, he's like the Asian Bachelor!"

When Elenor says Rachel will never be enough, latter replies, "If Nick chose me, he will lose his family and if he chose his family, he might spend rest of his life resenting you". The snag comes when Nick also has to come clean with Rachel about how well-off his family is, and we're not talking summer house in the Hamptons well-off. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors.

Joining Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat, Eastsiders), Henry Golding (host of shows Surviving Borneo and Welcome to the Railworld Japan) and Michelle Yeoh (Star Trek: Discovery, Marco Polo) is a supporting cast that consists of names such as Awkwafina (Ocean's 8, Future Man), Ken Jeong (Dr. Ken, Community), Gemma Chan (Humans, Transformers: The Last Knight), Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley, Patriots Day) and Harry Shum Jr.