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Awkwafina ponders 'Crazy Rich Asians' box office underperformance

"Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina says she isn't sure why the romantic comedy underperformed at the Chinese box office when it opened there last weekend. (Dec. 6)         "Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina says she isn't sure why the romantic comedy underperformed at the Chinese box office when it opened there last weekend. (Dec. 6)        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 6th, 2018

'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Awkwafina Has Always 'Aggressively Been Myself' - NPR

ABC News'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Awkwafina Has Always 'Aggressively Been Myself'NPRRapper and actress Awkwafina has had a busy year. She's in two summer blockbusters: Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, which opens this week. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: The breakout star of "Crazy Rich Asians" goes by one name, Awkwafina. Clever and ...Awkwafina Has Her Moment In 'Crazy Rich Asians' — She Told Us How She Started On YouTubeLAistWho Does Harry Shum Jr. Play in Crazy Rich Asians? His Character Is a Big Deal in the BooksPOPSUGARCrazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectationsBBC Newsall 85 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 18th, 2018

Awkwafina Explains The Origin Of Her Name on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" - Watch Here!

Awkwafina made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday (August 9) and talked all about how she chose her name! The 29-year-old entertainer, who starred in this year’s Ocean’s 8, admitted that she nearly wasn’t “Awkwafina,” and that she came up with it as a teenager while looking for a “stupid name.” “I wanted [...] Awkwafina made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday (August 9) and talked all about how she chose her name! The 29-year-old entertainer, who starred in this year’s Ocean’s 8, admitted that she nearly wasn’t “Awkwafina,” and that she came up with it as a teenager while looking for a “stupid name.” “I wanted something–at that point I never thought that people would actually call me ‘Awkwafina,’” she said. “I just thought it would make me and my other friend, who at that time was my branding manager at age 16, you know, we would giggle.” Jimmy then asked, “Were there other options? Did you go through other choices?” Awkwafina said, “Dassani, with two S’s. We nixed that.” Awkwafina also dished about what her family thinks of her career, and talked about shooting her new movie Crazy Rich Asians and living in Beijing – Watch below! Awkwafina on Her Family, Her Name & Crazy Rich Asians.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 10th, 2018

Awkwafina ponders 'Crazy Rich Asians' box office underperformance

"Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina says she isn't sure why the romantic comedy underperformed at the Chinese box office when it opened there last weekend. (Dec. 6)         "Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina says she isn't sure why the romantic comedy underperformed at the Chinese box office when it opened there last weekend. (Dec. 6)        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 6th, 2018

'Crazy Rich Asians': The 5 biggest book-to-movie changes - USA TODAY

USA TODAY'Crazy Rich Asians': The 5 biggest book-to-movie changesUSA TODAYWarning! Spoilers for "Crazy Rich Asians" (the book and film) ahead. For readers who loved Kevin Kwan's 2013 novel "Crazy Rich Asians," worry not: Jon M. Chu's film adaptation brings to life all of the best parts of the book. "Crazy Rich Asians" tells ...'Crazy Rich Asians' actors hope film's success will open more doors for Asian-AmericansMarketWatch'Crazy Rich Asians' star Constance Wu was 'tens of thousands of dollars in debt' before getting her big breakCNBCWell-Heeled Fans Open Their Wallets Wide for 'Crazy Rich Asians'New York TimesHollywood Reporterall 219 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 15th, 2018

Mindy Kaling Explains Why She "Ugly Cried" While Watching "Crazy Rich Asians"

Mindy Kaling just saw the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians and she opened up about her thoughts in a series of tweets. One of the most emotional moments of the movie for Mindy was seeing the relationship between Constance Wu‘s character Rachel and her mother. “no one told me that Crazy Rich Asians would also [...] Mindy Kaling just saw the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians and she opened up about her thoughts in a series of tweets. One of the most emotional moments of the movie for Mindy was seeing the relationship between Constance Wu‘s character Rachel and her mother. “no one told me that Crazy Rich Asians would also carry a powerful statement about single moms and their bonds with their daughters. I was bawling. Crazy Ugly Crying From Me,” Mindy tweeted. Mindy is a single mother to a daughter named Katherine, who was born last December. See the rest of her thoughts in the tweets below. Quick Crazy Rich Asian thoughts from this Medium Rich South Asian thot: — Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 3, 2018 1) Constance was revelatory. Such a superstar, so warm and vulnerable. And AN ECON PROFESSOR romantic comedy lead! Bye cupcake bakery art dealer blahdee blah girl — Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 3, 2018 Click inside to read the rest of the tweets… 2) perfect wish fulfillment sights and sounds of beautiful Singapore. So great to see a non-European setting for love to unfold. Can they do a “sex and the city” style bus tour in Singapore? I would go! 😍 — Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 3, 2018 3) the fashion was off the chain, and there was even a MAKEOVER MONTAGE that @awkwafina hosted! Each character was so clearly defined, sartorially. Feast for the eyes for this costume nerd! 💃🏻 — Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 3, 2018 4) not to be tacky but it felt so good to be immersed in so much Asian attractiveness. Even more than the tiny waists and 8 packs (which was super impressive), there was so many beautiful happy Asian couples. I loved it. 🙌🏾 — Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 3, 2018 5) no one told me that Crazy Rich Asians would also carry a powerful statement about single moms and their bonds with their daughters. I was bawling. Crazy Ugly Crying From Me 🤦🏾‍♀️ — Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 3, 2018.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 3rd, 2018

How Crazy Rich Asians turns a traditional Asian rom-com trope into a modern statement - The Verge

CNN InternationalHow Crazy Rich Asians turns a traditional Asian rom-com trope into a modern statementThe VergeMinor spoilers ahead for Crazy Rich Asians. With the new romantic dramedy Crazy Rich Asians, based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan, Warner Bros. is making a rare venture into films with an all-Asian cast. But the Asian romantic comedy is already ...Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectationsBBC News'Crazy Rich Asians' stars, author on making the film and the representation of Asian-Americans in HollywoodABC News'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Awkwafina Has Always 'Aggressively Been Myself'NPRCNBC -Esquire.com -LAist -POPSUGARall 103 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 18th, 2018

Awkwafina on why the impact of "Crazy Rich Asians" gets her emotional - CBS News

CBS NewsAwkwafina on why the impact of "Crazy Rich Asians" gets her emotionalCBS NewsAwkwafina has come a long way from posting acerbic rap videos on YouTube to starring in "Ocean's 8" and the upcoming "Crazy Rich Asians." Awkwafina, whose real name is Nora Lum, has had a packed year between promoting "Ocean's 8" and "Crazy Rich ...Opinion: Don't Sweat The #Repsweats And Let 'Crazy Rich Asians' Be What It IsNPRCrazy Rich Asians isn't about money, it's about entitlement—and that's a good thingVox'Crazy Rich Asians' is Not a Radical Win for RepresentationWear Your VoiceNPR -Nylonall 71 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 14th, 2018

Weekend Box Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Closes Summer With Crazy $28M - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterWeekend Box Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Closes Summer With Crazy $28MHollywood ReporterElsewhere, 'Operation Finale' and 'Searching' open to solid numbers, while James Franco's ensemble sci-fi action pic 'Kin' bombs; 'Mission: Impossible — Fallout' tops overseas with $77.3 million China debut. Warner Bros.' Crazy Rich Asians dominated ...All Hail the Queens of Summer: Ariana Grande, Tessa Thompson, the 'Crazy Rich Asians' Cast and MoreEntertainment Tonight'Crazy Rich Asians' is making crazy big money: $111 million and countingUSA TODAYCrazy Rich Asians Banks Another Crazy Rich Weekend at the Box OfficeTIMENew York Times -Forbes -Cinema Blend -Aljazeera.comall 303 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 3rd, 2018

Awkwafina Reveals How She Got Slapped By A Monkey - Watch Here!

Awkwafina made her very first appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night (August 16)! The 29-year-old actress, who also starred in this year’s Ocean’s 8, talked about surprising audiences at Crazy Rich Asians screenings and explains how she got slapped by a real-life monkey. Awkwafina also dished about getting fired for her viral [...] Awkwafina made her very first appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night (August 16)! The 29-year-old actress, who also starred in this year’s Ocean’s 8, talked about surprising audiences at Crazy Rich Asians screenings and explains how she got slapped by a real-life monkey. Awkwafina also dished about getting fired for her viral “My Vag” music video and casting her grandmother in music videos. “I cast her all the time, yes,” she told Seth. “At first she’s like ‘no, no, no’, she becomes all coy and then all of sudden it’s like lights, and she turns into Ethel Merman. She’s like Bette Midler in Gypsy.” Awkwafina Was Slapped by a Monkey Click inside to watch the rest Awkwafina’s appearance on Late Night… Awkwafina’s Viral Music Video “My Vag” Got Her Fired.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 17th, 2018

Constance Wu & Henry Golding Debut "Crazy Rich Asians" Trailer on "Ellen - Watch Here!

Constance Wu and Henry Golding make their very first appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing on Monday (April 23)! The 36-year-old actress and Henry, 31, chat with Ellen about the groundbreaking romantic-comedy Crazy Rich Asians, which is the first film in 25 years to have an all-Asian cast. Crazy Rich Asians follows Rachel (Constance), [...] Constance Wu and Henry Golding make their very first appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing on Monday (April 23)! The 36-year-old actress and Henry, 31, chat with Ellen about the groundbreaking romantic-comedy Crazy Rich Asians, which is the first film in 25 years to have an all-Asian cast. Crazy Rich Asians follows Rachel (Constance), a Chinese-American economics professor who goes to Singapore with her boyfriend, Nick (Henry), only to discover that he comes from an enormously wealthy family from Asia’s old-money set – Watch the trailer below! Exclusive: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Trailer Click inside to watch the rest of Constance Wu and Henry Golding’s The Ellen Show… ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Stars Talk Groundbreaking Movie Constance Wu & Henry Golding Have a ‘Crazy Rich Cash Grab’.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredApr 23rd, 2018

'Who the hell is Awkwafina?': Let the star of Ocean's 8, Crazy Rich Asians tell you herself - EW.com (blog)

New York Times'Who the hell is Awkwafina?': Let the star of Ocean's 8, Crazy Rich Asians tell you herselfEW.com (blog)To read more about this summer's most anticipated movies, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here now. Don't forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. “Seriously, who is Awkwafina ...'Crazy Rich Asians' Drops Lavish First TrailerVariety'Crazy Rich Asians' Debuts First TrailerHollywood ReporterFirst 'Crazy Rich Asians' trailer flaunts its opulence and all-Asian castLos Angeles TimesIndieWire -Deadline -Vanity Fair -HuffPostall 122 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 24th, 2018

Weekend Box Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Closes Summer With Crazy $27M-Plus - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterWeekend Box Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Closes Summer With Crazy $27M-PlusHollywood ReporterElsewhere, 'Operation Finale' and 'Searching' open to solid numbers, while James Franco's ensemble sci-pic action pic 'Kin' bombs; 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' tops overseas with $77.3 million debut. Warner Bros.' Crazy Rich Asians is dominating the ...'Crazy Rich Asians' Spurs Strong Labor Day Holiday Theater SalesBloombergAll Hail the Queens of Summer: Ariana Grande, Tessa Thompson, the 'Crazy Rich Asians' Cast and MoreEntertainment TonightBox Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Drops Just 16% For $6M FridayForbesAljazeera.comall 89 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 2nd, 2018

Weekend Box Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Earns Crazy $25M; 'Happytime Murders' Bombs With $10M - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterWeekend Box Office: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Earns Crazy $25M; 'Happytime Murders' Bombs With $10MHollywood Reporter'The Happytime Murders' marks a career low for Melissa McCarthy in a lead role; Global Road's 'A.X.L' fared even worse as the mini-film studio teeters on bankruptcy. Jon M. Chu's Crazy Rich Asians soared to $25 million in its second outing — almost as ...With minuscule drop, 'Crazy Rich Asians' is No. 1 againABC NewsCrazy Rich Asians Wins 2nd Weekend with $25M as Happytime Murders BombsMovieWeb'Crazy Rich Asians' wins the box office for a second weekendBusiness InsiderBloomberg -Just Jared -Collider.comall 90 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 26th, 2018

"Crazy Rich Asians" Cast Channels Old Hollywood Glamour at L.A. Premiere!

Constance Wu and Henry Golding walk the red carpet together at the premiere of their new movie Crazy Rich Asians on Tuesday (August 8) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The on-screen couple was joined by co-stars Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Jimmy O. Yang, Chris Pang, Sonoya Mizuno, Jing Lusi, Ronny [...] Constance Wu and Henry Golding walk the red carpet together at the premiere of their new movie Crazy Rich Asians on Tuesday (August 8) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The on-screen couple was joined by co-stars Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Jimmy O. Yang, Chris Pang, Sonoya Mizuno, Jing Lusi, Ronny Chieng, Pierre Png, Fiona Xie, Kheng Hua Tan, and Nico Santos. All of the stars channeled the glamour of old Hollywood on the red carpet. Also stepping out for the premiere were the book’s writer Kevin Kwan, the film’s director Jon M. Chu, Henry‘s wife Liv Lo, Ken‘s wife Tran Jeong, and more. Crazy Rich Asians, based on the best-selling novel, hits theaters on August 15. FYI: Constance is wearing a Ralph & Russo couture dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Henry is wearing Tom Ford. Awkwafina is wearing a Reem Acra gown. Gemma is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress and Chopard jewelry. Kevin is wearing an Etro blazer. 45+ pictures inside of the Crazy Rich Asians cast at the premiere….....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 8th, 2018

All The Songs In 'Crazy Rich Asians' That You'll Want To Listen To Over & Over Again - Bustle

NBCNews.comAll The Songs In 'Crazy Rich Asians' That You'll Want To Listen To Over & Over AgainBustleEvery romantic comedy needs a perfect musical moment — and thankfully for rom-com fans everywhere, Crazy Rich Asians is packed full of them. All the songs in Crazy Rich Asians blends American and Asian culture thanks to a combination of classic ...'Crazy Rich Asians' draws immigrant parents to the moviesThe Mercury NewsGemma Chan Purposefully Wore Asian Designers for 'Crazy Rich Asians' Press TourJust JaredHow This 'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Is Promoting Asian Fashion Designers on the Red CarpetHollywood ReporterTVOvermind -IndieWire -Vulture -PEOPLE.comall 754 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 26th, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians Isn't Quite Crazy Enough - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairCrazy Rich Asians Isn't Quite Crazy EnoughVanity FairWatching Crazy Rich Asians, the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel, I found myself wondering how I'm supposed to read the title. Is it “crazy rich” as in, “they're crazy rich”? Or is it “crazy rich” as in, “they're crazy and they're rich ...'Crazy Rich Asians' Review: Jon M. Chu's Groundbreaking Rom-Com Is a Lush, Loving, Wildly Entertaining RideIndieWireReview: It's Easy to Fall in Love With 'Crazy Rich Asians'Entertainment TonightReview: A flawed but vital milestone, 'Crazy Rich Asians' pays exuberant tribute to Singapore's 1%Los Angeles TimesE! Online -Vogue.comall 361 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 9th, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectations - BBC News

BBC NewsCrazy Rich Asians: The film burdened with 'crazy' Asian expectationsBBC NewsWith its bold claims of Asian representation, the Hollywood film extravaganza Crazy Rich Asians was destined for intense scrutiny, coming as it does after bitter debates about whitewashing and "yellowface" casting - where white actors attempt to make ...'Crazy Rich Asians' stars, author on making the film and the representation of Asian-Americans in HollywoodABC News'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Awkwafina Has Always 'Aggressively Been Myself'NPRAwkwafina Has Her Moment In 'Crazy Rich Asians' — She Told Us How She Started On YouTubeLAistPOPSUGAR -Billboardall 83 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: tmzAug 18th, 2018

"Crazy Rich Asians" tops box office on opening weekend - CBS News

CBS News"Crazy Rich Asians" tops box office on opening weekendCBS NewsRomantic comedy "Crazy Rich Asians" was No. 1 at the weekend box office in North America, raking in an estimated $34 million in ticket sales since Wednesday's opening. The movie is being celebrated as a turning point for Asian-American representation ...Before Crazy Rich Asians: 10 films that helped pave the way for movie's successcleveland.comHow Crazy Rich Asians Became the Film Audiences Need Right NowVanity FairCrazy Rich Asians tops the US Box Office to become the biggest romcom in yearsTelegraph.co.ukall 304 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 20th, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians Banks Another Crazy Rich Weekend at the Box Office - TIME

TIMECrazy Rich Asians Banks Another Crazy Rich Weekend at the Box OfficeTIME(LOS ANGELES) — “Crazy Rich Asians” isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note. Studios on Sunday say the romantic comedy has topped the ...'Crazy Rich Asians' Spurs Strong Labor Day Theater SalesBloombergWhat You Need To Know About That Mahjong Scene In 'Crazy Rich Asians'LAistCrazy Rich Asians Dominates Holiday Weekend Box Office with $28.3MMovieWebUSA TODAY -Aljazeera.com -YouTubeall 303 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 3rd, 2018

'Crazy Rich Asians' Becomes Most Successful Studio Rom-Com in 9 Years at the US Box Office - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter'Crazy Rich Asians' Becomes Most Successful Studio Rom-Com in 9 Years at the US Box OfficeHollywood ReporterJon M. Chu's groundbreaking film achieved the milestone over Labor Day weekend after passing Amy Schumer's 2015 movie 'Trainwreck.' Crazy Rich Asians continues to rack up crazy great stats. Jon M. Chu's groundbreaking film has become the most ...More crazy riches for 'Crazy Rich Asians': Breakout crosses $117 million and is still going strongLos Angeles Times'Crazy Rich Asians' on Track for Labor Day Weekend RecordWall Street JournalMindy Kaling Ugly Cried During 'Crazy Rich Asians' For A Deeply Personal ReasonHuffPostBustle -Jezebel -Film School Rejects -LAistall 356 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 4th, 2018