Director Jon M. Chu knew exactly how he wanted Crazy Rich Asians to end. Chu knew there was only one song that would capture that moment, a song he fell in love with in college: “Yellow” by Coldplay. “We’re going to own that term,” Chu told The Hollywood Reporter.
“Crazy Rich Asians” has something to party about. Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated romantic comedy launched above expectations with a five-day tally of $34 million when it opened in 3,384 locations. With a three-day weekend total of $25.3 million, “Crazy Rich Asians” swam by fellow Warner Bros. title “The Meg,” which earned $21.5 million in its sophomore frame. […]
Jennifer Lopez knows what the people want, and what the people want are romantic comedies. On Friday night's Tonight Show , Lopez talked to host Jimmy Fallon about her upcoming film Second Act , in which she stars as a woman who enters the corporate workforce in her forties, per Entertainment Weekly . She'll act opposite Milo Ventimiglia of This Is Us and Gilmore Girls fame. SEE ALSO: Here's to all the TV romances that didn't make it After gushing over "heartthrob" Ventimiglia, Lopez and Fallon moved onto the topic of romantic comedies, a genre the singer and actress feels people "need." "You need that funny, quirky look at life sometimes — that romantic look at life," she said. "I think things are, you know, tough sometimes and we need that escape. I've always loved those types of movies and our production company is really focused on doing that... me and my partner Elaine [Goldsmith-Thomas, president of Lopez's Nuyorican Productions]." We couldn't agree more... which is why we spent a full week obsessing over on-screen romances of all kinds. You should read about it! Here are a few suggestions to get you started: Why 'The Princess Diaries' should be revived for streaming 24 times 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' was too cute to handle Here's what Bollywood movie to watch based on your favorite Hollywood romance You never forget your first…big screen crush at the movies 'Jane the Virgin' creator explains how to write the perfect rom-com moment Jennifer, text us after you've watched To All the Boys I've Loved Before . [H/T: Vulture] WATCH: 8 Hollywood couples who made movie magic together
“Crazy Rich Asians” is heading for a glamorous first weekend with an estimated $22 million from 3,384 North American locations. The Warner Bros. film debuted August 15 and has already racked up $16 million. Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, and Michelle Yeoh star in the Asian-led pic, the first of its kind since 1993’s “The […]
Adapting the hit book into a film required overcoming many roadblocks, including Hollywood doubters, debate over a Trump joke, and test audience reaction to a key character. Director Jon M. Chu tells all.
Last year, La La Land star Emma Stone reigned supreme, raking in a cool $26 million for her Oscar-winning performance. In 2018, she popped up in Isle of Dogs and Avengers: Infinity War, and recently found herself in hot water yet again after she announced she'd be portraying a transgender character in an upcoming film.
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It’s the end of another era for Netflix: As of Friday, the company has removed all customer-submitted reviews of TV shows, movies and other programming from the website. Netflix began notifying customers of the move last month. It stopped allowing users to post new reviews as of July 30, and the company said it would […]
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EXCLUSIVE : Her signature songs have been part of dozens of movies going back to Coming Home and More American Graffiti , and she hand-picked Jennifer Hudson to play her in an MGM film biopic earlier this year. But Aretha Franklin has only acted on screen twice, and John Landis directed her both times in short bursts, in The Blues Brothers and its 2000 sequel. On the day Franklin died of pancreatic cancer at age 76, Landis took the time to share with Deadline his cherished…
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