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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Invites 397 Members for 2022

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Monday, 05 September 2022

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Invites 397 Members for 2022
By Suzanne Kai The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their 2022 invitations to distinguished artists and executives from across the globe. As part of their Academy Aperture 2025 plan to diversify, the Academy reports among the 397 invitees “44 percent are women, 37 percent are from underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 50 percent are from 53 different countries and territories outside the United States.” Prospective members are selected based on...

Crazy Rich Asians - The Movie is coming to screens August, 2018

Posted by AC Team on Monday, 01 January 2018.

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January 2, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians directed by Jon M. Chu is coming to theaters August 17, 2018  

This marks the first all-Asian ensemble cast for a Hollywood movie in more than two decades. The last movie to have an all-Asian cast was The Joy Luck Club.

AC crazy rich asians henry golding constance wu 600x234Based on the novel by Kevin Kwan, the movie stars Constance Wu ("Fresh Off the Boat") as Rachel, a professor of economics who is an American-born Chinese, and Harry Golding who plays Nick, her boyfriend. (Photo credit: Warner Bros.)AC crazy rich asians constance wu

Rachel accompanies Nick to Asia to meet his relatives, and discovers he is a member of one of Asia's wealthiest families, and is catapulted into the world of the super-rich.

The ensemble cast also includes Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Ken Jeong, Awkwafina, and Sonoya Mizuno.

Kevin Kwan's novel Crazy Rich Asians (2013), is followed by sequel China Rich Girlfriend (2015), and Rich People Problems (2017).

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