Crazy Rich Asians trailer hints opulence with an all-Asian cast

The long awaited first trailer and poster of Crazy Rich Asians has been released and fans are waiting eagerly for its August release


                            Crazy Rich Asians trailer hints opulence with an all-Asian cast
Constance Wu, Ken Jeong, Awkwafina (Getty Images)

Crazy Rich Asians movie trailer released on April 23 and it is magnificent. The movie is an upcoming American romantic comedy based on Kevin Kwan's novel of the same name. The film has an all-Asian cast of Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lsa LU, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong and Michelle Yeoh.

Crazy Rich Asians centers on American-born Chinese economics professor Rachel Chu, who accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding only to get involved in the lives of Asia's rich and famous. She understands that her boyfriend is from a extremely wealthy family with a dark past and that he is wanted by every woman there.

The movie is set in Singapore, partially shot there and starring more than a few Singaporean actors. Constance Wu of 'Fresh Off the Boat' fame plays Rachel Wu - a woman who finally agrees to meet her boyfriend's family in order to resolve his reluctance in revealing any information about his background. Starring opposite Wu is Henry Golding as boyfriend Nick Young.

The trailer further showcases Rachel's wonder at witnessing the wealthy extravaganza and magnificence of her boyfriend's family. 

Crazy Rich Asians is scheduled to hit theaters Aug. 17.

Directed by Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians is scheduled to hit theaters on August 17.