MoviePass is Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit From Shareholders

It’s no secret that MoviePass is in deep doo-doo. The last month or so has featured several blunders with the most recent one involving resubscribing people who had canceled their service. Needless to say, customers aren’t happy with the company. However, it’s not just the customers that are angry. After reporting a loss of $126.6 million for the recent quarter, shareholders of MoviePass’ parent company Helios and Matheson (HMNY) are filing a class action lawsuit against the company. With stock down to $0.05 each, Jeffrey Braxton filed the suit against HMNY’s CEO Ted Farnsworth and CFO Stuart Benson touting:

MoviePass’ business model was not sustainable because there was no reasonable basis to believe MoviePass could monetize the model to a degree that could be maintained before being too buried in debt to survive.

False and misleading statements or material omissions … caused the damages suffered by [Braxton] and the other class embers.

You can read the full suit if you so desire, and how long do you think before MoviePass is officially dead?

Source: Deadline

Just in Case You Didn’t Know There Will Be Predator Dogs in THE PREDATOR

It looks like director Shane Black's The Predator will include Predator Hounds! The big reveal came from Funko's line of POP! figures for the film. One of the figures also features Jacob Trembley's young character wearing a Predator mask. I'm not sure why he's wearing the mask or even if it will somehow play into the story, but we'll just have to wait and see. 

As for the Predator Hounds, there was a different version of dog-like Predators in the Robert Rodriguez-produced film Predators, but these look much more like Predator-type creatures. What do you think about the upcoming movie involving these Predator dogs?

The full lineup of POP! figures include:

  • The titular creature with a one-in-six Chase, a Super Predator (in case the Predator wasn’t sufficiently terrifying) and a Predator Hound with a one-in-six Chase.
  • A highly colorful heat vision version of a Predator Hound is available as an Amazon exclusive.
  • Rory wearing a Predator mask is available as a Funko Shop exclusive.
  • A chrome version of the Predator is available at FYE.
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From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

The movie stars Boyd Holbrook (Narcos, Logan), Thomas Jane (The Punisher), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), Jacob Tremblay (Room), Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Sterling K. Brown (The People vs. O.J. Simpson, This is Us), Keegan-Michael Key, and Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica).

Director Shane Black co-wrote the script with his Monster Squad co-writer Fred Dekker, and it will be released in theaters on September 14, 2018.

Source: Bloody-Disgusting

DIABLO III Is Heading To The Switch This Year

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Remember when Blizzard posted a tweet of a Diablo-themed nightlight being switched on and off? As soon as the tweet was published, people began speculating on whether the developer is suggesting the possibility of Diablo III heading to the Switch. As it turns out, people were right. 

Yesterday, Forbes accidentally published an article, that has since been deleted, confirming the news of Diablo III Eternal Collection on the Nintendo Switch. According to the post, the Switch collection will include the original game, the Reaper of Souls expansion, the Rise of the Necromancer pack, and everything that has been released so far. 

Moreover, the Switch version of the game will feature a multiplayer mode that will have a variety of configurations including four-player local co-op using the same Switch, four-player local co-op on separate Switches, and an online co-op. 

Diablo III on the Switch will serve as the first Blizzard game on a Nintendo system in the last 15 years. The game will cost players $59.99 and will be released later this year. 

What are your thoughts on Diablo III for the Nintendo Switch? 

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David Harbour on Taking Risks With STRANGER THINGS Season 3 and Teases Hopper’s Story

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While we all impatiently wait for Stranger Things to return to Netflix, we have a few new comments from David Harbour to share with you in which he talks about what we can expect from Season 3. He shares the fact that they are all out of their comfort zone this season and teases a few things regarding Hopper's story arc. While talking to THR, the actor said:

"Certainly, acting is my favorite thing to do — but acting on this material with this group of people is just beyond. The scripts are really great this year. And in the new directions that we're going, all of us are taking a lot of risks. We're all a little bit out of our comfort zone."

As the interview continued, Harbour went on to tease the scope of the series and how it has continued to expand in Season 3. He also offers a little insight into Hopper's story arc.

"I wish I could characterize the season, but to me it's so big. For example, did you find last season to be darker? There were certainly elements of it that were scary, but I thought there was also a lot of fun, a lot of joy and a lot of silliness, with Steve being a dad and the kids as Ghostbusters. Just taking my story, for example, it's fun to see Hopper having adopted Eleven. She's become legitimized in the society, in the world of Hawkins. And he's a father now. He's raising a teenage daughter, with all that that entails. So I think that can be pretty funny to see his inadequacies in all of this."

It was previously reported that Stranger Things Season 3 would be the most ambitious season yet and that it was influenced by the films of John Carpenter, so that's exciting! 

We don't know much about the plot of Season 3, but Shawn Levy previously revealed that the third season would take place one year after the second season, so that would set it during the summer of 1985. He also teased the relationships of the teen characters. When the story picks up Eleven and Mike will be a couple as will Lucas and Max. He also said that Steve Harrington will have a bigger role in the story this time around and that Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg's film Back to the Future will be a reference in the upcoming season.

Stranger Things Season 3 also stars Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Noah Schnapp as Will, Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, and Sadie Sink as Max.

Stranger Things Season 3 is set to arrive on Netflix in the Summer of 2019.

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne Featured in First Photo From Amazon’s THE AERONAUTS

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Amazon Studios has released the first photo from their upcoming feature film The Aeronauts, which stars Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and Eddie Redmayne (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them). The two previously worked together on The Theory of Everything, and this next project looks and sounds great! 

The story revolves around a young widow and a scientist who embark on a journey to fly higher in a hot air balloon than anyone ever has. 

The film is being directed by Tom Harper (War & Peace, Peaky Blinders) from a script written by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, WonderRadioactive). Here's the synopsis:

Set in 1862, THE AERONAUTS follow wealthy young widow Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and ambitious scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) as they mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history. This is a journey to the very edge of existence, where the air is thin and the chances of survival are slim. As their perilous ascent reveals their true selves, this unlikely pair discover things about each other - and themselves - that help them find their place in the world they have left behind. 

Producer Todd Lieberman went on to say that they will be doing as much real hot air ballooning as possible and that the photo you see above was taken after the two actors soared to 2,000 feet in the air!

"A top priority for us on The Aeronauts is authenticity. With that in mind, we intend to do as much balloon filming in the sky as the weather will allow. This image was taken after we launched Felicity and Eddie 2,000 feet in the air, performing their scripted scene, while a helicopter captured it all.  We’re fortunate that Felicity and Eddie have the nerve to do these stunts themselves as it authenticates our entire approach."

The movie also stars Tom Courtenay (45 Years), Anne Reid (The Last Tango in Halifax), Rebecca Front (The Thick of It), Vincent Perez (Riviera), Tim McInnerny (Game of Thrones), Phoebe Fox (The Hollow Crown) and Himesh Patel.

Jerry Seinfeld Weighs in on James Gunn’s Controversial Jokes and Chris Pratt Opens Up About His Feelings on Gunn Being Fired

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is a pretty blunt guy when it comes to comedy and political correctness. That's one of the reasons why I like him so much. He doesn't care what anyone thinks about his point of view on the world. 

During a recent interview with the New York Times, Seinfeld weighed in on the controversy surrounding James Gunn be fired over his inappropriate jokes that resurfaced. He ended up comparing it to what happened with Roseanne. As you'll see, Seinfeld has a very different take on the matter.

"I didn’t read the jokes, but if they’re jokes, it doesn’t matter. I guess Roseanne Barr thought she was being funny, but it wasn’t funny — and if it’s offensive and not funny, then it’s not a joke. But any comedian that doesn’t understand that dynamic, you’re finished anyway."

He went on to explain that even if a joke is offensive he's not apologizing for it because it's a joke:

"No. Jokes are not real. People assume that when you say something that you believe it. It’s purely comedic invention. You know, I do this whole bit about Pop-Tarts and how much I love them. I don’t love Pop-Tarts. It’s just funny. It’s funny to say it, so I say it."

As for why you won't see Seinfeld making any jokes on Twitter, he doesn't see the point because there's no payoff.

"I don’t hear the laugh. Why waste my time? It’s a horrible performing interface. I can’t think of a worse one. I always think about people that write books. What a horrible feeling it must be to have poured your soul into a book over a number of years and somebody comes up to you and goes, 'I loved your book,' and they walk away, and you have no idea what worked and what didn’t. That to me is hell. That’s my definition of hell."

He makes a great point there. Anyway, on the other end of the spectrum, Chris Pratt recently opened up about Gunn being fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and how it's affecting him and the cast. This is what he said to Star Tribune:

"It's not an easy time. We all love James and he's a good friend of ours, but we also really love playing the Guardians of the Galaxy. It's a complicated situation for everybody. And you know, we just want to move forward and do what's right and be the best people we can be."

The last we heard, Disney is standing firm behind their decision in Firing Gunn and they will not rehire him.

What do you all think about Seinfeld's comments?

There’s a DUNE Tabletop RPG Coming That Will Draw From The Full Scope of the DUNE Franchise

For those of you who are fans of the Dune franchise and you're into tabletop gaming, we've got some exciting news for you! Legendary Entertainment and Herbert Properties LLC is developing a Dune tabletop RPG!

According to the press release, Gale Force Nine will produce the original tabletop games "drawing from the full scope of the Dune franchise—spanning the many publications from Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, and Kevin J. Anderson—along with multiple direct tie-ins with Legendary’s highly anticipated film from director Denis Villeneuve."

It's pretty cool that the whole thing will also tie into the upcoming film that Villeneuve is currently developing. It's explained that there's a full range of tabletop games, including board and miniatures games that are slated to be released just prior to Legendary’s theatrical release of Dune in 2020. In addition, GF9 plans to align with other game companies in numerous categories and formats in the future.

Jamie Kampel, Vice President of Licensing & Partnerships for Legendary had this to say in a statement:

"Gale Force Nine has consistently demonstrated a skill and passion for building successful tabletop game series alongside category leading partners and we are thrilled to announce this exciting addition to the Dune licensing program. Legendary looks forward to a fun and meaningful contribution to this revered legacy property."

JohnPaul Brisigotti, CEO of Gale Force Nine, added:

"This is only the beginning of our big plans in tabletop for this captivating franchise. Dune is a rich and wonderful universe, and we expect to produce an equally expansive and inspired line of games for years to come.
"With this master license, we are excited to collaborate with our peers and leverage their unique expertise to realize a complete spectrum of game types and authentic experiences."

Before the Dune tabletop games are released there will be a series of other games coming out from this partnership in late 2019 which includes a tabletop role-playing game from Modiphius, publisher of celebrated games such as Star Trek Adventures, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, Conan, Mutant Chronicles, Achtung! Cthulhu, and Tales from the Loop.

Are you excited about the Dune tabletop RPG that is being developed?

Tom Cruise is Rumored to Be Up For The Role of Hal Jordan in GREEN LANTERN CORPS

Could Tom Cruise end up playing Hal Jordan in DC's Green Lantern Corps? Well, according to a new rumor, the Warner Bros. want the actor for the role! But, there's one condition he is said to have before he does it.

According to Heroic Hollywood, "the current script calls for Hal Jordan to die which Cruise is against. The actor is asking for this part of the script to be changed before he takes the gig."

That's right. Tom Cruise wants Hal Jordan to live if he takes the role. Obviously, he'd like the option of coming back to the role if any sequels that are made. 

This wouldn't be the first time that Cruise's name has been attached to the role. Back in 2017, he was included on a shortlist of other actors that included Tom Cruise, Joel McHale, Bradley Cooper, Armie Hammer, and Jake Gyllenhaal.

It looks like maybe the studio has zoned in Cruise. It makes sense if they are. After all, his latest film Mission: Impossible - Fallout was a huge hit. Now, I'm a big fan of Tom Cruise, but it's hard to imagine him in the role of Hal Jordan. He wouldn't be my first choice to take the part. But, if they do end up casting him, obviously it'll be interesting to see what his vision of the character is.

Green Lantern Corps is currently being written by Geoff Johns and as far as the plot goes, all we know is that it will focus on Hal Jordan and John Stewart, which is what I think most fans expected. 

Green Lantern Corps is one of a ton of DC projects currently being developed by Warner Bros. along with The Batman, The Flash, The New Gods, Man of Steel 2, Nightwing, Gotham City Sirens, Birds of Prey, Black Adam, Booster Gold, Justice League Dark, Suicide Squad 2, Batgirl, Blackhawk, and two Joker films.

What do you all think about the possibility of Tom Cruise playing Hal Jordan?

Disney Will Not Rehire James Gunn For GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3

After a strong push by the fans and the cast to get James Gunn back on board to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Disney is standing firm in their decision and will not rehire Gunn.

As you all know, Gunn was fired by Disney shortly after some old tasteless and offensive jokes resurfaced thanks to an alt-right agitator. Fans thought there was a glimmer of hope when word got out that Marvel Studios was trying to persuade Disney to bring him back on. But, it turns out that Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige stands by the studio’s decision to not bring Gunn back.

According to Variety, "Gunn and his UTA reps pushed hard for him to be given a second chance, and Horn decided to take a courtesy meeting on Tuesday to clear the air and see if there was a possibility of Gunn returning to the franchise. Though the meeting was described as civil and professional, sources say that Horn stood by his decision to not reinstate Gunn as director."

According to an inside source, Feige was "out of town" and unable to attend that meeting. When Feige gets back into town, Disney and Marvel will continue the search for a new director to replace Gunn. Whoever is brought in will likely take the script that Gunn wrote and "put a polish on it in order to add their stamp to the project."

I'm not a big fan of this news. It makes me sad. But, life goes on and the film will get made without Gunn. I'm not worried about Gunn, though, he'll be fine. he's getting a ton of other film project offers and I'll be looking forward to seeing what he does next! 

IR Interview: Jay Sits Down With Author Kevin Kwan and Co-Stars Gemma Chan and Jimmy O. Yang to Discuss Their Delightful New Film CRAZY RICH ASIANS

by: Jay Carlson – Editor-in-Chief

“Crazy Rich Asians” is a contemporary romantic comedy based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan. The story follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. Not only is he the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families, but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. It soon becomes clear that the only thing crazier than love is family, in this funny and romantic story sure to ring true for audiences everywhere.

Directed by Jon M. Chu, “Crazy Rich Asians” features an international cast of stars, led by Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, and Awkwafina, with Ken Jeong and Michelle Yeoh. The large starring ensemble also includes Sonoya Mizuno, Chris Pang, Jimmy O. Yang, Ronny Chieng, Remi Hii, Nico Santos, and Jing Lusi.

Gemma Chan plays one of the book’s most beloved characters, “Astrid’s story is so big, we had to be very strategic about which parts of it to include,” Chu acknowledges. “Casting was also challenging because Astrid is so flawless, you wonder how such a person could exist on this planet.” In sync with many fan-site wish lists, the director’s search led to Gemma Chan. “She’s so elegant and warm. She can appear both relatable and untouchable at the same time, which is, I think, the trick to playing Astrid with all those facets to her personality and upbringing. Gemma was the
absolute embodiment of the role,” he says.

Bernard Tai, enthusiastically portrayed by Jimmy O. Yang. Not technically related, Bernard nabs the honor of staging Colin’s bachelor party via his father’s business ties with Colin’s dad. In other words, they’re stuck with him. Yang calls him “a billionaire playboy not doing much with his life except partying and having fun. He’s kind of a douche, but he loves himself and he loves life. Imagine an 18-year-old who just graduated high school with a billion dollars.”

Author, Kevin Kwan served as an executive producer on the film and makes a cameo in the montage where the gossip over Nick and Rachel’s imminent visit goes viral. He consulted on myriad details from character to costumes, locations to design, opened up his private family albums to inspire the design teams and even put the filmmakers in touch with a private watch collector who lent the production a prized high-end timepiece that arrived with its own security escort. “He was the best creative partner,” Chu attests.

I was fortunate to speak to author Kevin Kwan, as well as Gemma Chan and Jimmy O. Yang on their recent stop in Boston.

The following interview has been edited for content and clarity.

By virtue of the process there are always differences between a book and film. Going into it were you told they were going to change some things? Did you have input even though you weren’t the one adapting the book for the screenplay?

Kevin Kwan: I was involved in the very beginning. I chose the screenwriter and worked with him. I helped to really lay out the general outline of the story and I knew that HE needed to make the choices, the hard choices. I didn’t know which babies I wanted to sacrifice. I’m glad I didn’t play that role. It was very clear to me from the start that we needed someone to make those hard decisions and really adapt a five-hundred page book into an hour and forty-five minutes. You’re going to lose storylines, you’re going to lose characters and hopefully we can do many more movies so THAT gets covered. I’m thrilled with how it was adapted.

What does this movie mean to you? It’s the first big studio film in a quarter century to feature an all Asian cast and there’s not enough of these being made. Did you feel the added weight of that responsibility to make sure the film was great so that there would be more opportunity for Asians going forward?

Jimmy O. Yang: I think as an actor and seeing the script with a full Asian cast, it’s so surprising that you think, “Oh my god, I can’t believe this is getting made and I NEED to be a part of this.” Then I start uncovering more and more how great this project actually is. Reading the script, it’s a good, funny script and getting to audition, I auditioned for Colin first and then they offered me the Bernard role which I was more than happy to play. Then start to listen to the audio books and hang out with everyone. When we landed in Singapore, in the hotel lobby and we’re all like, “You like Asian food, too?” like, of course. “And you like karaoke?” It was just such a special bond that all of us have and still have. We’re still really good friends, all of us.

Kevin Kwan: Which never happens, right? You see them and then you never see them again.

Jimmy O. Yang: Yeah. All the time. I might have one friend from each movie that I still kinda talk to. THIS is different. When Ronnie (Chieng), whenever he comes from New York to L.A. or Gemma (Chan) is in town, when Kevin (Kwan) is in town… it’s like, let’s hang. We are each others priority, because really… for me culturally, yes, of course, it’s very important. In just a microcosm in a personal sense, it felt like I found my creed in my peers, which has been very hard for me as a comic and as an actor. Hopefully the audience will feel the same way, watching this movie they will finally feel like our voice is being heard and that our faces are being represented. Hopefully it’s just one of many to come and this is to just open up the doors. I think it’s a great start and we’re all very excited about it.

Gemma Chan: What really excited me when I read the script and the books was that although this specific story was about these characters that happen to be Asian, the themes of it are really very universal. Love, friendship, family, relationships, the conflict between old and new and different generations. It excited me that I could feel that that would be something that would resonate and would appeal, hopefully, to people who aren’t Asian.

Kevin Kwan: Absolutely.

Gemma Chan: If you’ve ever felt like you didn’t quite fit in or that you’re an outsider, that that’s something that would speak to you. For so long the universal experience has been assumed to be white and what I hope this shows, this story, is that it doesn’t have to be. Anyone should be able to watch this film and identify and feel for these characters. That’s the significance for me.

Jimmy O. Yang: Yeah. It’s an Asian story, but at the same time it’s a very authentic story, I think that’s why it’s so good because Kevin actually knows these people and has had the experiences. I think it encourages more authentic writing from everyone, which includes Asians and other minorities.

Did you find that because of Hollywood executives might make the argument that because you have non-white leads and a non-white cast that you had to compensate in any way to make the film especially appealing.

Kevin Kwan: We really didn’t encounter that, actually. There was one producer that suggested we change the lead to a white Reese, Johansson or someone like that. I didn’t even entertain that. Every other producer that came was really truly interested in the idea of this film because of the story. The story is one that transcends race. It’s called Crazy Rich Asians, but it’s not just because their Asian. It’s a universal story. They saw the potential for this in the worldwide market.

Jimmy O. Yang: I think people should look at this like a Game of Thrones, this author has so much source material that takes you to a different world. When we watched the first clip at the wrap party, just a little trailer that Jon (director Jon M. Chu) made for the cast, I was like, “Oh my god, the color, the people, the sets-”

Kevin Kwan: The music!

Jimmy O. Yang: The music! It was just like, oh this is not just a bunch of Asian people. This is literally like taking you to Narnia or Middle Earth or Westeros. It’s a whole new world that they’ve set up that hopefully everyone can enjoy. It just so happens that in this world everyone is Asian.

Was there anything from the book that you wanted to keep in the film that didn’t end up in the script?

Kevin Kwan: Wow. So much. There’s so many characters and storylines that were dear to me that didn’t make it in.

Gemma Chan: Astrid and Charlie.

Kevin Kwan: Beginning with Astrid and Charlie. That’s a huge storyline that her entire emotional arc was very severely cut down. Although we did restore quite a bit of it as we went along. But there was just no time. An hour and forty-five minutes.

Gemma Chan: I’m waiting for the spin-off.

What were you most excited to see brought to life from the book? Was there anything that surprised you in the film?

Kevin Kwan: I think it was really cool how Jon supersized things. I had a vision of an amazing, obnoxious bachelor party, for example. In my book it takes place on a super yacht and he was like, how can we make this cinematic to a degree that people’s jaws will drop? So he did it on a super tanker. The wedding, for example, in my book it’s only a fifty million dollar wedding and that’s old hat at this point for the really, truly rich Chinese. So how could we take that and really convey that in a way that would be spectacular? I think he succeeded. I watched it and my jaw dropped in the wedding scene when the bride enters. Not only is it a spectacle, it’s just so emotionally engaging. The music, everything, it all worked. To me, those were the surprise moments.

What was it like shooting in Singapore?

Kevin Kwan: Singapore and Malaysia.

Kevin, Gemma: It was hot.

Jimmy O. Yang: It was like one-hundred fifteen degrees.

Gemma Chan: It was SO hot.

Jimmy O. Yang: The bachelor party scene was in an empty parking lot in the middle of nowhere in Malaysia. It had a functioning helipad that was three stories high. I got sunburned from my gold chain. We couldn’t have shot that anywhere else. It was brilliant.

Kevin Kwan: You could feel the heat.

Jimmy O. Yang: You need to feel the experience, right? And eat the local food. It was like a whole immersive experience. I do not think we could have done this movie on a sound stage in L.A.

There was obviously material that was excised when adapting the book to a screenplay, but were there scenes that you shot that you were bummed to see cut?

Jimmy O. Yang: There was a lot of the bachelor party that was edited out. That was actually way more ridiculous than (what was in the film). We improvised quite a bit. I was happy with how it turned out. We got some of it back in the wedding with the scene of me and Chris Pang and Colin. That was completely improvised and I’m glad they kept it in there. I know that the character serves the story and I gotta come off the bench and hit a couple shots, you know? Because everyone is so good in this romantic, great plot and I just need to get some laughs in the serious moments to cut it up and I get that. It’s no hard feelings, everybody else is so great. If everybody else sucked and they cut out my great scenes I would have had a problem, but this whole movie was such respect for each other and everybody pulled their weight. Even when scenes got cut we were happy to see other people shine.

Gemma Chan: I really thought that the whole cast did such a great job. Every character, no matter how long their screen time was were distinctive and had their moment and did shine. It was amazing to watch. Same as Jimmy, I did do scenes that did not make it into the movie, but when I saw the film I was completely happy and understood why that had happened and this just means there is a wealth of stuff we can put into the sequel.

 

Be sure to check out the delightful Crazy Rich Asians in theaters today!