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Movie Update: Kevin Kwan on Crazy Rich Asians & Hollywood Casting

'Crazy Rich Asians' Author Kevin Kwan: "Why Does Hollywood Think We'd Want to See This Movie With White People?"








  • Pete Chiarelli (The Proposal, Now You See Me: The Second Act) is writing the script.

  • Produers have already travel to Asia to lay groundwork on the shooting.

  • The team had an Asian target audience in mind to begin with.

  • When the book first came out, there was an initial interest from a producer to change ABC Rachel Chu into a white girl.

  • Jokes that Emma Stone should be in his dream cast.


SOURCE: Twitter
SOURCE: THR
Tags: adaptations, asian celebrities, books / authors, film - comedy, film - in development
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