A Film Version of the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel Is Already In the Works

Adapted from Kevin Kwan’s novel, Jon M. Chu’s movie Crazy Rich Asians has earned $44.4 million in North American Theaters after the first debut week. Following this, Warner Bros. company is planning to make a sequel with Chu set to direct.



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According to Deadline, the original cast, including Constantine Wu and Henry Golding as the leading characters, Adele Lim and Peter Chiarelli, the screenwriters Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, and John Penotti, and the three producers have signed on for the project.


Vox reported that Warner Bros. is considering making Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians, Crazy Rich Girlfriend, and Rich People Problems series into a film trilogy. Director Chu told EW that:


We’ve only told the first part of the story, and everyone’s always committed from the very beginning to making the trilogy…We’re going to tell a complete story. That’s the goal.


Resource said that the second film would pick up Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), the CRA’s protagonist, and her engagement and wedding to Nick Young (Henry Golding). It would also develop the line of Charlie Wu (played by Harry Shum Jr.) and Nick’s cousin Astrid (by Gemma Chan) along with the CRA universe.


Check the interview below and see how Director Chu’s response to the big success of CRA:






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