The director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ had to ignore past failure to make a career-defining movie that hopes to push real Hollywood change
|08/15/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Director Jon M. Chu was looking for a way to stop Hollywood whitewashing when the script for “Crazy Rich Asians” fell in his lap.
- But the movie also gave him a chance to prove to audiences that he can do more than make forgettable Hollywood titles like “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” and “Jem and the Holograms.”
- He told Business Insider how the fear of failure drove him to making “Crazy Rich Asians,” his most acclaimed movie of his career to date.
Jon M. Chu is the first to admit he’s taken a different path than most to becoming a working director in Hollywood.