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‘Cowboy Bebop’: Did Live-Action Series Producers Forget Faye Valentine was Chinese?

Netflix announced the main cast of their live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop on Thursday, and many sites and pundits sighed with relief that they didn’t “whitewash” the whole cast, going for diverse and color-blind choices: John Cho playing Spike Spiegel, Mustafar Shakir playing Jet, Daniella Pineda playing Faye Valentine, and Alex Russell playing Spike’s friend-turned-nemesis […]

Henry Golding Teases 'Crazy Rich Asians' Trilogy at CinemaCon!

Henry Golding Teases ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Trilogy at CinemaCon!

CinemaCon is happening this week in Las Vegas, and during the STX Films red carpet, Henry Golding had a pretty big tease for fans of Crazy Rich Asians. According to Erik Davis of Fandango, Golding commented that work is happening right now on the script for a sequel to the groundbreaking 2018 film based on the book […]

Gemma Chan Says Crazy Rich Asians 2 and 3 Will Be Shot Back-to-Back

One of the big surprises of 2018 was just how well Crazy Rich Asians ended up doing at the domestic box office. It was a critical smash and was one of the rare romantic comedies that everyone seemed to like. It’s not often these days that a movie gets over 60% of its box office […]

To Nobody’s Surprise, Crazy Rich Asians Bombs in China

This past weekend, Crazy Rich Asians capped off its months as a cultural and social phenomenon and box office hit in America… by bombing massively in China. Where the movie made $174 million (compared to its $30 million production budget) over its theatrical run in the US, Deadline reported that only made around $1.2 million in its […]

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Comedy Central Orders Awkwafina, B. D. Wong Series

Awkwafina is a delight, and we’re happy to report that we’ll be getting a lot more of her because Comedy Central just ordered a [shocker] comedy series, which will also star B.D. Wong. One of the breakout stars of Crazy Rich Asians, the rapper-actress is enjoying newfound recognition from her role in the well received internationally acclaimed […]

Watership Down: Peter Capaldi, Rosamund Pike, 2 More Join BBC/Netflix Series (IMAGES)

BBC and Netflix’s Watership Down added four big names to what’s already proven to be an A-list cast, with  Rosamund Pike (A Private War), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Gemma Chan (Crazy Rich Asians), and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) joining the voice cast of the series adaptation. Pike will play The Black Rabbit Of Inlé, Capaldi […]

Warner Bros. Chairman Talks the Sequel to Crazy Rich Asians

There is a very good chance that Warner Bros. was unprepared for how well Crazy Rich Asians was going to do at the box office. They were quick to green light a sequel and everyone was very happy to hear the words “franchise” and “trilogy” since there are few things that studio heads love to […]

Crazy Rich Asians Surpasses $110M at the Domestic Box Office

For the third weekend in a row Crazy Rich Asians continues to do crazy well at the box office. The August release, which came out to extremely positive reviews, has been owning the normally dry August box office since it came out on the 15th. Deadline is reporting that the romantic comedy is bringing in […]

WB Developing ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel with Same Creative Team

After the #GoldOpen of Warner Bros.’s film Crazy Rich Asians, we are delighted to report that WB is in the early stages of developing a sequel, with the same creative team. Director Jon M. Chu, who is currently working on a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s first Broadway show In the Heights, will be returning, as will producers […]

Gold Open: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Makes $34 Million Over 5 Days

First and foremost, if you haven’t seen Crazy Rich Asians yet, you really should. See it in a packed theater — the audience reactions are part of what make this feature so enjoyable. It’s more than just a technicolored romcom, even though yes, it is those things. It’s the first wide theatrical release to feature an […]


Crazy Rich Asians Review: One of the Best Romantic Comedies in Years

Crazy Rich Asians features an absolutely fantastic cast, clever writing, and enough style to overcome any rom-com clichés it indulges in. Director: Jon M. Chu Summary: This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family. The romantic comedy genre might have mass […]


We Learn ‘How to American’ with Silicon Valley’s Jimmy O. Yang

You may know Jimmy O. Yang as his show-stealing on-screen alter ego, Jian Yang, from HBO’s Silicon Valley. Or perhaps from his turn as real life Boston Marathon bombing hero Dun Meng in 2016’s Patriots Day. Or if you’re like me, you’re eagerly awaiting his portrayal of Bernard Tai in the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians. […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ Movie Looking For Buyers This Week

Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t just “Hamilton Guy”, even though many will know him soley for that.  Before he was rapping about the nation’s founding fathers and changing the face of Broadway, Miranda had another notable but less well known hit show called “In The Heights”. That musical chronicles a mostly hispanic group of denizens of the Washington […]