Browsing Tag

pay gap

1 post

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Writer Quits After Learning White Male Co-Writer Was Offered Over 8X More Money

Progress has been slow for the highly-anticipated, back-to-back sequels of Jon M. Chu’s “Crazy Rich Asians” after co-writer Adele Lim reportedly left the project over a massive pay disparity issue.

Lim, who worked with Peter Chiarelli in adapting Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel to a global blockbuster, had a starting offer of $100,000-plus for the sequels, sources told the Hollywood Reporter.