/ by Jared Jones

  entertainingtheidea :   
 Japanese actress  Sonoya Mizuno  — who tore up the dance floor  with  Oscar Isaac  in   Ex Machina  — has joined

  Constance Wu  and newcomer Henry Golding in   Crazy Rich Asians  . 
 The movie 

—based on Kevin Kwan’s book and set to be directed by  Jon M. Chu —

 will see Wu starring as

Rachel Chu, an American-born Chinese economics professor  who travels to her boyfriend Nick’s  (Golding)  hometown of Singapore for his best friend’s wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he’s perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down. 

 
 As THR first reported, Mizuno will play Araminta, the soon-to-be married fiance of Nick’s best friend Colin, who also happens to be a major fashion icon in Singapore. 
 The cast includes

 Michelle Yeoh  as

Nick’s controlling mother and  Gemma Chan  as Astrid Leong, Nick’s fashionable cousin who is referred to as  the goddess  and is known for her beauty and impeccable fashion sense.

entertainingtheidea:

Japanese actress Sonoya Mizunowho tore up the dance floor with Oscar Isaac in Ex Machina— has joined Constance Wu and newcomer Henry Golding in Crazy Rich Asians.

The movie —based on Kevin Kwan’s book and set to be directed by Jon M. Chu— will see Wu starring as Rachel Chu, an American-born Chinese economics professor who travels to her boyfriend Nick’s (Golding) hometown of Singapore for his best friend’s wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick is from a family that is impossibly wealthy, he’s perhaps the most eligible bachelor in Asia, and every single woman in his ultra-rarefied social class is incredibly jealous of Rachel and wants to bring her down.

As THR first reported, Mizuno will play Araminta, the soon-to-be married fiance of Nick’s best friend Colin, who also happens to be a major fashion icon in Singapore.

The cast includes Michelle Yeoh as Nick’s controlling mother and Gemma Chan as Astrid Leong, Nick’s fashionable cousin who is referred to as the goddess and is known for her beauty and impeccable fashion sense.