This is the Time: Director Jon M. Chu on the Making of “Crazy Rich Asians”

I interviewed director Jon M. Chu a few weeks ago. He shares how his immigrant parents’ restaurant helped his filmmaking career, how he felt destined to direct the movie version of Kevin Kwan’s hit book Crazy Rich Asians, and whether protests against whitewashing in Hollywood have had any effect on casting.

Read the story at CAAM.

Headshot of Jon M. Chu by Bryan Dale/BuzzFeed