Movie studio Warner Bros. Pictures officially announced that Singaporean actors Pierre Png, Fiona Xie and Tan Kheng Hua will be in the supporting cast of the Crazy Rich Asians movie.
Crazy Rich Asians is an adaptation of US-based Singaporean author Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel about wealthy families living in Singapore. Singapore-based travel host Henry Golding will be playing the male lead, Nick Young, with Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu as his love interest and Michelle Yeoh as his mother.
Kwan announced this local casting on his Facebook, describing Png, Xie and Tan as “some of Singapore’s finest actors”.
Other inclusions in this stellar All-Asian cast include New York-based rapper Awkwafina, British actresses Gemma Chan and Jing Lusi, Australian actor Chris Pang, and Malaysian comedian Ronny Chieng.