Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)


Country: USA
Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, French, Malay
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Jon M. Chu
Screenplay: Peter Chiarelli, Adele Lim, based on novel Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh
Filming dates: 24 April – 24 June 2017
Premiere: 7 August 2018


Filming locations:

Malaysia

  • Kuala Lumpur (opening urban scenes set in London and the West Village)
    • Carcosa Seri Negara, Wilayah Persekutuan (Tyersall Park estate – Young family ancestrial estate & Amah’s home)
    • Belanda house (Eleanor’s Malaysian tropical villa, Bible study group location)
    • Perdana Botanical Gardens
    • The St Regis Kuala Lumpur, No 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2 (boutique setting for Astrid’s shopping)
    •  BLVD House, Naza Towers, Platinum Park (restaurant where Nick asks Rachel to travel)
    • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (taxi drop-off scene set at John F. Kennedy International Airport)
  • Putrajaya (lecture auditorium set at New York University)
  • Selangor
    • Subang Jaya, Petaling District (airport hangar reception for Ariminta’s bachelorette party)
    • Malaysia International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC), Jalan Dulang, Mines Resort City, Serdang (luxurious first-class suite on the Pacific Asean flight; container ship deck dance club, Bernard Tai’s bachelor party for Colin Khoo)
  • Langkawi Island
    • The Four Seasons Langkawi Island, Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Kedah (Ariminta’s bachelorette party in the resort, Amanda & Rachel resort scenes)
    • Langkawi Island (Colin and Nick escape the party barge to relax on Rawa Island)
  • Penang Island (Pulau Penang) (opening urban scenes set in London and the West Village)
    • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Leith Street, George Town (Rachel & Eleanor’s mahjong showdown)
    • Eastern & Oriental Hotel (Calthorpe Hotel in London purchased by the Youngs)

Singapore

  • Changi Airport (location; Rachel and Nick arrive at the airport )
  • Newton Food Centre, Newton (location; Ariminta, Colin & Nick introduces Rachel to a hawker food court during their first night out in Singapore)
  • The Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Rd (Nick & Rachel’s hotel accomodations)
  • Residence in Cluny Park (Goh family’s home)
  • Sentosa Island (flyover shots, location of Colin’s house)
  • Restaurant Humpback, Bukit Pasoh Road, Chinatown (restaurant where Rachel is cheered up by Peik Lin, after dumpling party)
  • Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus Middle Education School (CHIJMES), Caldwell House, Victoria Street, Central Singapore (Colin & Araminta’s wedding)
  • Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Central Singapore (Colin & Ariminta’s wedding reception)
  •  Ann Siang Hill (Eleanor walks before arriving for the mahjong showdown with Rachel)
  • Merlion Park (location; Rachel meets Nick before she returns to New York)
  • Esplanade Park (Rachel meets Nick before she returns to New York)
  • Marina Bay Sands Hotel, 10 Bayfront Ave (finale rooftop infinity pool engagement party & skyline exteriors)

Marina Bay Sands from Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Crazy Rich Asians (2018) trailer on IMDb

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