Last summer, “Crazy Rich Asians” became one of the biggest blockbusters in the world. That movie was heralded not only for its cinematic flair but also for its all-Asian cast. Since then, Asian representation in Hollywood has only grown. Check out all these movies with a Chinese cast and creative team coming out just in time for the summer.
1 The Farewell
“The Farewell” tells the story of Billi, a Chinese-American woman, Billi, who goes with her family back to China for a wedding. However, the wedding is only a ruse to see their matriarch, Billi’s grandmother, before she dies of cancer. The twist: her grandmother does not know she is dying.
Starring Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s 8) and directed by Beijing-born Lulu Wang, the movie hits American theaters on July 12th.