Crazy Rich Asians tops US box office in weekend debutCrazy Rich Asians beat expectations to take the top spot at the US box office on its opening weekend. 'Crazy Rich Asians' is seen as a turning point for Asian representation in Hollywood -- Photo: WARNER BROTHERSThe Warner Brothers film starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding is the first romantic comedy in three years to take the top spot. Since it opened five days ago, the film - which cost $30m (£23.5m) - has made an estimated $34m at the box office. Adapted from Kevin Kwan's bestseller, Crazy Rich Asians tells the story of an Asian-American woman who gets a culture shock meeting her boyfriend's ultra-wealthy family in Singapore. Spacey and Elgort's last film together, 2017's Baby Driver, took more than $20m at the box office in its opening weekend as a comparison.
Source: VietNamNet News August 21, 2018 03:33 UTC