Jon M. Chu

director of “Crazy Rich Asians”

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This week, we’re taking one last look back at some of our favorite moments of the year that was.

Revisiting some recent favorites

This week, we’re taking one last look back at some of our favorite moments of the year that was.

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Near the beginning of the new movie ‘ Crazy Rich Asians ,’ handsome Nick Young, played by Henry Golding, asks his Chinese-American girlfriend Rachel Chu, played by Constance Wu, to…

Director Jon M. Chu and author Kevin Kwan on 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Near the beginning of the new movie ‘ Crazy Rich Asians ,’ handsome Nick Young, played by Henry Golding, asks his Chinese-American girlfriend Rachel Chu, played by Constance Wu, to…

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Jon M. Chu wants people to look back 10 years from now and not even remember that “Crazy Rich Asians” was a thing.

Crazy Rich Asians: The personal stakes for director Jon M. Chu and the cast

Jon M. Chu wants people to look back 10 years from now and not even remember that “Crazy Rich Asians” was a thing.

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