I was a roller coaster of emotion as I sat in the dark waiting for Crazy Rich Asians to start. I rarely see films on their opening weekends. I had my wallet open immediately to support it, and many of my friends of Asian descent also went to the theater in droves. It worked. The sequel, China Rich Girlfriend , is already in development.
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Miami-based blogger Ha Truong and her daughter have been patiently waiting for the debut of " Crazy Rich Asians ," which has topped the US box office following its opening weekend. Truong was so excited for this film featuring an all-Asian cast that she celebrated by creating a replica of the dress, as seen on actress Constance Wu from its trailer, for her five-year-old daughter Olivia. She took to Instagram to share the result, which not only captured the attention of many netizens but also that of Wu. Truong had taken two hours and used eight yards of tulle to create the dress. She commented that the movie was "such a big moment" that she wanted her daughter to "get in on the fun" as well. According to Truong, Olivia's eyes lit up when she saw the dress and makes Truong proud to be Vietnamese-American.
Mum makes Crazy Rich Asians-inspired dress for five-year-old to embrace her heritage
With both crazy talented and crazy good-looking performers on the rise, the cast of Crazy Rich Asians might just be a gathering of future movie stars. Based on the best-selling trilogy of books written by Kevin Kwan , the film follows Rachel Chu as she travels to Singapore to meet the family and friends of her boyfriend, Nick Young. Unbeknownst to Rachel, the Young family is exorbitantly wealthy or "crazy rich," as her former college roommate insists , and her boyfriend turns out to be one of Singapore's most eligible bachelors, with hordes of girls willing to knock Rachel out of the way. Soon, Rachel is thrown into a world of moneyed friends, extended family, and, of course, new enemies. Just trying to keep up is enough to give her whiplash.
That stunning engagement ring is from Michelle Yeoh's personal collection. A crazy-rich proposal requires a crazy-huge ring. And for the cast of Crazy Rich Asians , finding the right sparkler meant dipping into their personal collections.