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Constance Wu: I Had to Take a ‘Break’ from Hollywood After Fellow Asian Actress Told Me I Was a ‘Disgrace’

Constance Wu returned to social media for the first time in three years to open up about her break from acting.Ahead of the release of her memoir “Making a Scene,” the “Crazy Rich Asians” actress addressed the backlash she received after tweeting about the renewal of “Fresh Off the Boat.” Wu wrote (via The Hollywood […]

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Adds ‘Superstore’ Star Nico Santos – Film News in Brief

Nico Santos, from “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Superstore,” will star in Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” in an unspecified role.Stantos joins an already sprawling ensemble, including the returning cast Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Sylvester Stallone and Elizabeth Debicki, as well […]

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The west misses the point of Everything Everywhere All at Once – it gets the Asian psyche

Failure to understand the film’s message is just another example of the way Hollywood continues to dismiss Asian achievement and storiesIt isn’t every day the Chinese community – or Asians for that matter – see their stories writ large in Hollywood. You have The Joy Luck Club in 1993 and, more than 20 years later, […]

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Spin-Off Will Show Gemma Chan and Harry Shum Jr.’s Love Story

The “Crazy Rich Asians” cinematic universe is expanding. A new spin-off film, centered on fan favorite characters played by Gemma Chan and Harry Shum Jr., is reportedly in the works.The yet-untitled Warner Bros. project will be written by Emmy-nominated “Barry” screenwriter and producer Jason Kim and will be in continuity with the upcoming “Crazy Rich […]

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Crazy Rich Asians Spin-Off Movie Announced, Actual Sequel Still In The Works

Crowd-pleasing rom-com “Crazy Rich Asians” ends, like so many movies these days, with a mid-credits scene. The brief sequence shows Gemma Chan’s Astrid, who just ended an unhappy marriage, sharing a meaningful glance with her ex-fiance Charlie (Harry Shum Jr.) at a party. Now, it seems that hinted-at romance is getting its own full-length movie, […]

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Ke Huy Quan Returned to Acting Because ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Gave Him ‘Serious Fomo’

One of the many highlights of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” is the return of Ke Huy Quan, who gives a heartbreaking (and stunt-laden) performance as Waymond Wang in the Daniels’ hit multiverse film. Quan was best known as a 1980s child star, having famously played Short Round in “Indiana Jones and the Temple of […]

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‘One Perfect Shot’: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Costume Designer Recalls Dressing Michelle Yeoh in a ‘Queenly Way’

HBO Max’s new series “One Perfect Shot” is a masterclass in filmmaking. Ava DuVernay hosts and executive produces the series, inspired by the Twitter account of the same name.Patty Jenkins, Aaron Sorkin, Kasi Lemmons, Jon M. Chu, Malcolm D. Lee and Michael Mann are among the featured filmmakers who share their obstacles, challenges, lessons and […]

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The Suicide Squad Star Daniela Melchior (Aka Ratcatcher 2) In Talks To Join Fast & Furious 10

Following her breakout performance in James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” in 2021, fans have been clamoring to see what Portuguese actress Daniela Melchior would be doing next. While many were hoping for a “Peacemaker”-esque spinoff for Ratcatcher 2 and Sebastian, her next film will be “Assassin Club” featuring “Crazy Rich Asians” star Henry Golding. But with […]

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Why ‘Snake Eyes’ Missed Its Mark at the Box Office — and What It Means for the ‘G.I. Joe’ Franchise

At the box office, “Snake Eyes” is ringing true to its moniker.The latest “G.I. Joe” installment, an origin story starring Henry Golding of “Crazy Rich Asians” fame, fell short of expectations, collecting a paltry $13.3 million in its first three days in North American theaters. Those ticket sales put “Snake Eyes” in second place on […]

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‘In the Heights’: Production Designing the Latin Neighborhood as a Playground for Each Musical Number

When production designer Nelson Coates first saw Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights” Broadway musical in 2008, he was so “blown away” that he immediately bought tickets to two more performances. He vowed to be a part of any movie adaption of this Latin celebration of music, dance, and community in Washington Heights. But he played […]

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