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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel Finds New Writer

After two and a half years in development limbo, the sequel to Warner Bros.’ 2018 sleeper smash Crazy Rich Asians is seemingly back on track with a new screenwriter on board. The studio and production banner Color Force have hired relative newcomer Amy Wang to pen the follow-up film to the groundbreaking romantic comedy. Crazy […]

Hunter Schafer, John Malkovich Topline ‘Cuckoo’ for Neon

Euphoria star Hunter Schafer, John Malkovich, Gemma Chan and Sofia Boutella are set to star in the horror pic Cuckoo for writer-director Tilman Singer and Neon. Jan Bluthardt, Zita Hanrot and Proschat Madani round out the cast for Singer’s sophomore feature after his supernatural horror film Luz. The team behind that first feature will reunite […]

Ronny Chieng Sets Martial Arts Comedy at Sony (Exclusive)

Sony is developing an action-comedy from comedian and Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng. The untitled movie will be written by Chieng and his Daily Show collaborator Sebastian DiNatale. The film is based on an idea that originated at a comedy roundtable led by Chieng and run by Ivan Reitman’s Montecito Picture Company and Sony. The […]

Critic’s Notebook: The Promise and Pitfalls of Asian-American Reality TV

Unscripted shows riding the 'Crazy Rich Asians' wave — like Netflix's 'Bling Empire' — have the potential to explore nuances of Asian and Asian-American identity, but representational traps are proving hard to avoid.

Harry Shum Jr. on ‘All My Life’ and Its “Big Step Forward” for Asian Americans On-Screen

Harry Shum Jr. reflects on forming a close bond with co-star Jessica Rothe for 'All My Life' , and what the movie means to him 15 years into his career.

Hollywood Tentpoles Lacking Diversity Face Steep Box Office Losses (Study)

Big and medium-sized Hollywood movies lacking diversity in front and behind the camera risk box office blues, according to UCLA's latest Hollywood diversity report.

Hollywood Inclusion Lab for South Asian Screenwriters Selects Mentors (Exclusive)

After the Hollywood success of Priyanka Chopra and Mindy Kaling, the inaugural 1497 Writers Lab, which offers mentoring from leading filmmakers for underrepresented South Asian screenwriters, has selected its mentors.

Sony Pictures, SK Global to Adapt Kevin Kwan’s Rom-Com ‘Sex and Vanity’

Sony Pictures and SK Global have nabbed film rights to Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan’s new novel, Sex and Vanity.

Kevin Kwan Is “Pushing the Envelope” With New Rom-Com Book ‘Sex and Vanity’

Kevin Kwan, whose new book 'Sex and Vanity' comes out Tuesday, chats with THR about writing a modern update of 'A Room With a View' in four months, his hope for "meaningful change" in the industry and releasing a book in the middle of a pandemic.

HBO Max: Movies Leaving in July

Take a look at the movies that will disappear from the premium outlet next month.

Could Same-Sex Love Stories Boost the Rom-Com Film Revival?

Despite more than a decade of lackluster box office performance by romantic comedies, Netflix in 2018 unleashed a deluge of rom-coms that proved there still was an appetite for the genre. The next phase of the revival marks a major evolution for the rom-com that Hollywood hopes will bring it more in line with the times: same-sex love stories.

HBO’s New Releases Coming in May 2020

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to HBO in May 2020.