Why ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Isn’t Really A Win For Diverse Representation

Kirsten Han
Mar 20, 2017 · 7 min read

From where I’m sitting in Singapore, it’s hard to buy into the hype for the movie adaptation of the bestselling novel.

JJon M Chu is on a mission: He’s combing the world for Asian talent to be in Crazy Rich Asians, an adaptation of Singaporean author Kevin Kwan’s…