“Crazy Rich Asians” is poised to take the box office by storm when it opens nationwide Wednesday. Based on the runaway 2013 bestseller by Kevin Kwan, it’s the first major studio film with an all-Asian cast since 1993’s “The Joy Luck Club.”
So after a 25-year wait, the energy in the room was electric — with every seat in the house filled — as the Writers Guild’s Asian-American Writers Committee presented a pre-release screening last Friday night at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills.
TVWeek Open Mic writer Hillary Atkin was on hand and got the movie’s backstory in a presentation that included many of the film’s key players. Please click here to read Hillary’s insightful report.