SINGAPORE | USA | 120 mins
RELEASE DATE AUG 3, 2018 |
DIRECTOR: Jon M. Chu
STARRING: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Ken Jeong, Awkwafina
Crazy Rich Asians follows native 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. It turns out that he is not only 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. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things.
“It’s a reinvented romantic comedy, sassy and fun, that doesn’t necessarily rely on obvious tropes and is worth the wait.” TIME OUT
“The result is hugely enjoyable, and hooray for Hollywood for making it happen.” WALL STREET JOURNAL
“It's simply great fun, a winsome romantic comedy and an occasionally over-the-top luxury fantasy that never flags.” TIME MAGAZINE