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Singaporean actor Beatrice Chien who played Nick Young’s nanny in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ passes away at 81
Veteran Singaporean actor Beatrice Chien, who appeared in films such as “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ramen Teh,” passed away from pancreatic cancer on Tuesday at the age of 81.
The details: Chien’s death was announced on her personal Facebook page, according to The Straits Times.
Getting started: Golding, who plays the film’s lead male character, Nick Young, said in jest that Warner Bros. would need to “lock down” director Jon M. Chu, 41, to make the movie.
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.
“Star Trek: Discovery” star, Michelle Yeoh, applauds Marvel for “finally” making an Asian-led superhero movie in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
Jon M. Chu is reportedly in talks to direct a live-action remake of Disney’s 2002 film “Lilo & Stitch.”
The 41-year-old, known for helming “Crazy Rich Asians,” is already with the studio for the series “Willow” on Disney Plus, serving as director and executive producer.
“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).
Upholding the legacy of a multi-millionaire family that achieved a life of opulence through hard work and resilience is a herculean task in and of itself — unless they happen to be Asian, in which expectations of exponential growth must often be satisfied.
Washington Ho, a Vietnamese American man in his late 30s, is up to the challenge.
A real-life “Crazy Rich Asian” couple from Malaysia recently held a lavish baby shower that had guests guessing the baby’s gender using designer handbags.
Berjaya Times Square CEO Chryseis Tan and her husband, Naza scion SM Faliq Nasimuddin, celebrated their baby’s impending arrival at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Kuala Lumpur.
“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.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correctly report that Santos’ mother was recovering from COVID-19, not his stepmother.
Nico Santos announced the death of his stepfather from COVID-19, which has now killed more than 2,100 people in the U.S.
“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Captain Marvel” actress Gemma Chan will receive the prestigious Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award.
Chan celebrated the big news by attending the Max Mara Fall/Winter 2020 Show in Milan, Italy on Feb. 20 as well as the dinner the night before the show, according to Just Jared.
“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.