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Jon M. Chu Says He Should Have Made Brown Characters ‘More Human’ in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

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Filmmaker Jon M. Chu has addressed criticisms on his treatment of South Asian characters in his 2018 film “Crazy Rich Asians,” which featured an entirely Asian cast.

Better roles: Chu, who has been criticized for casting Brown actors as domestic workers in the hit film, told Insider that he should have made the characters “more human” instead of just being figures in the background.

Sandra Oh, Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding to Star in ‘The Tiger’s Apprentice’ Adaptation

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“Killing Eve” star Sandra Oh has been tapped to lend her voice alongside Michelle Yeoh in the adaptation of the best-selling children’s book “The Tiger’s Apprentice.”

The project, which is under Paramount Animation, will become the directorial debut of Carlos Baena, a Pixar animator who previously worked on “Wall-E” and “Toy Story 3,” according to The Hollywood Reporter (THR).

‘This is F-ed Up’: Director Jon M. Chu Slams Fake Casting Call for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequels

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“Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu has lambasted an internet scam calling for Asian actors to audition for roles in the upcoming sequels of the 2018 blockbuster film.

The false notice, which arrived in the form of a sketchy press release, reportedly came from a Twitter user named “Alan Baltes,” who claimed to be an actor and a casting associate.

Brenda Song Claims She Wasn’t ‘Asian Enough’ for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, Jon M. Chu Responds

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“Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu responded to Brenda Song’s statement that she failed to audition for the blockbuster film because she was not “Asian enough” for its production team.

In a new interview with Teen Vogue, the “Dollface” star revealed that while she is a fan of Kevin Kwan’s trilogy, she “never got to read” for its first movie adaptation.