• 13 Asian-American projects set to follow “Crazy Rich Asians”

    3 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    “Crazy Rich Asians” may open the door for more Asian-American representation in Hollywood. In the meantime, these 13 projects are already on the way.
    Earlier this summer, Sandra Oh shocked a lot of people by earning an Emmy nod for her role in the BBC America series, Killing Eve. The surprise was not due to the honor being undeserved-Oh was rightly regarded as fantastic in her role. What was shocking was that the achievement made Oh the first woman of Asian descent to even land in contention for a lead actress win. How was that possible?
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  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' leading man had no acting credits before the movie, but auditioned because an accountant remembered him as the real-life version of his character

    'Crazy Rich Asians' leading man had no acting credits before the movie, but auditioned because an accountant remembered him as the real-life version of his character

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Henry Golding, the star of "Crazy Rich Asians," never acted before this movie.
    An accountant named Lisa Kim, who met him five years ago, recommended Golding to director Jon M. Chu, who was having trouble casting the leading man, Nick Young.
    Golding said he resisted auditioning because of his lack of experience, but Chu was very convincing.
    "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding - a travel show host - took the leading role as Nick Young in the $30 million Warner Bros. rom-com without any acting credits to his name.
    Golding told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Wednesday the story about...
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