Singapore’s old-money royalty is at the center of Crazy Rich Asians, the upcoming movie based on Kevin Kwan’s best-selling book. Jon M. Chu (Step Up: All In, Now You See Me 2) is directing this look at Singapore’s high life, a narrative notable for being an Asian-American production produced by ... More »
EXCLUSIVE: Ken Jeong has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' Crazy Rich Asians, the romantic comedy being directed by Jon M. Chu (Now You See Me 2). The film also stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina and Michelle Yeoh. Crazy...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Silicon Valley‘s Jimmy O. Yang — who is filming the Ted Melfi-produced El Camino Christmas for Netflix this month — is joining the cast of the Warner Bros.’ film Crazy Rich Asians for director Jon M. Chu (Now You See Me 2). Show More Summary
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Time to put on your dancing shoes, and not just because some megalomaniacal computer engineer programmed you to as part of his morally dubious quest to play God. No, slip them on and tear up the nicest dance floor in Singapore, because Ex Machina actress Sonoya Mizuno has been cast ... More »
Answering the riddle “who could convincingly make an actress like Constance Wu uncomfortable with her mere presence?” Michelle Yeoh has joined the cast of Crazy Rich Asians. Directed by Jon M. Chu and based on Kevin Kwan’s novel, the film stars Wu as Rachel Chu, an American-born economics professor who ... More »
The move to bust the audition process wide open is one way Chu hopes to make good on his promise: that Crazy Rich Asians would comprise “amazing Asian actors cast in EVERY SINGLE ROLE.” His pronouncement followed a particularly egregious season of Hollywood “whitewashing” and now, nearly a year since he set that goal, the […]
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Rob Carlson, the well regarded lit agent who spent the last 25 years with WME, has joined UTA as an agent in the motion picture literary dept. At WME, Carlson’s clients included Jon M. Chu, Hasbro, Ian Bryce, Jack Thorne, Michael Bay, Mike Lesslie, Clay Kaytis, David Slade, Matt Shakman, Adam F. Show More Summary
The Wrap reports that director Jon M. Chu is in negotiations to helm IN THE HEIGHTS, based on the Tony Award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Screenwriter Quiara Alegria Hudes wrote the screenplay from an earlier draft by Marc Klein. Show More Summary
Lin-Manuel Miranda recently predicted wouldn’t get a Hamilton movie “for, like, 20 years,” but his other signature work is coming to screens a lot sooner. Earlier this month we heard The Weinstein Co. had scooped up the movie rights to In the Heights, Miranda’s Tony-winning musical. Show More Summary
Now you see him 2, soon you'll see him everywhere. Jon M. Chu, who recently directed Now You See Me 2, is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical In the Heights. Chu previously directed Step Up 2 and Step Up 3D as well as Jem and the Holograms. He has a ... More »
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Director Jon M. Chu talks his "sausage fest" Now You See Me 2, Daniel Radcliffe's real-life magical abilities, and Hollywood's mixed messages about diversity.
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See what's up their sleeves! Read the full article on AICN Annette Kellerman here, I recently had an opportunity to sit down and chat with director Jon M. Chu about his film NOW YOU SEE ME 2, the sequel to the hugely successful 2013 original. Show More Summary
As his latest film Now You See Me 2 prepares for a summer release, director Jon M. Chu has lined up his next magic trick: he’s going to conjure up an adaptation of Kevin Kwan‘s 2013 novel Crazy Rich Asians. The project sounds miles away from...Show More Summary
It's been a dark time for Asian-Americans lately with a number of high-profile roles that could have — and many would argue, should have — gone to actors of Asian descent going to white actors. But here's something to get excited for: THR reports Jon M. Chu, the director of ... More »
According to Variety, Jon M. Chu (STEP UP, G.I. JOE RETALIATION) is returning to the director’s chair for Lionsgate’s NOW YOU SEE ME 3. The site also reports that Lionsgate struck a deal with Chu nearly two months before it releases his NOW YOU SEE 2 on June 10. Show More Summary