Michelle Yeoh will join Constance Wu in Warner Bros.’ adaptation Crazy Rich Asians. Jon M. Chu is directing the adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s New York Times best-selling novel, which centers on the lives of wealthy Chinese families living in Singapore. For the complete story, click HERE.
Warner Bros. has acquired “Crazy Rich Asians” and has fast-tracked the romantic-comedy for production. It will be one of the only major studio movies to feature an exclusively Asian cast. Rights for the project attracted a heated bidding war. To read the full article, click HERE.
Kevin Kwan, author of the delightfully lavish best-seller Crazy Rich Asians and its 2015 sequel, China Rich Girlfriend, has signed a new two-book deal with Doubleday, EW can announce exclusively. The first book in the deal, Rich People Problems, is the final installment in Kwan’s Crazy Rich trilogy. To read the full article, click HERE.
I had a blast posing for this “Crazy Rich Asians” inspired fashion shoot for Metro Magazine, photographed by the amazing Raen Badua and featuring top models Samantha Gomez and Jessica Yang. The issue is on newsstands all over Asia right now, but if you want more of a sneak peek right now, just click HERE.
I had the honor of being invited to speak at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California, in October 2015. To see the full talk, HERE.
Guess who made it onto Hollywood Reporter’s “Most Powerful Authors: 5 Writers to Watch” list? To read the full article, click HERE.
To read this article online, click HERE. To read the Post’s review of China Rich Girlfriend, click HERE.
Aug 6 (Thurs) – 6:30 – 8:00pm – BOOKAZINE (Prince’s Building) Reception and Book Signing
Aug 7 (Fri) – 6:30pm – THE KEE CLUB – Cocktails, Reading and Talk – Tickets available here: http://www.festival.org.hk/kevinkwan/
Aug 8 (Sat) – 3:00 – 5:00pm – PAGE ONE BOOKS (Harbour City) Reception and Book Signing
Aug 15 (Sat) – 2:00 – 6:00pm – FULLY BOOKED (High Street)
Aug 16 (Sun) – 2:00 – 6:00pm – FULLY BOOKED (Alabang)
I had a fun conversation with the Hollywood Reporter about the film adaptation of “Crazy Rich Asians” and much more. Be sure to check out their “dream cast” for the movie! Read it all HERE.
Since I first started reading the New York Times in my teens, I’ve been in awe of Janet Maslin’s writing. I followed her film reviews religiously, and loved everything she wrote. I can’t properly convey how it felt last Monday to open my copy of the Times and discover that she not only read CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND, but enjoyed it so much. Read her review HERE.