FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“Crazy Rich Asians glimmers and sparkles, gives us characters to root for, and is pure escapist fantasy fun.”
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
Own it Early on Digital on November 6
Blu-ray and DVD debut on November 20
Toronto, ON, October 10 – The only thing crazier than love is family when “Crazy Rich Asians” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital.
“Crazy Rich Asians” features an international cast of stars, led by Constance Wu (TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat”), Gemma Chan (TV’s “Humans”), Lisa Lu (“2012”), Awkwafina (“Ocean’s 8,” “Neighbors 2”), Ken Jeong (the “Hangover” films”) and Michelle Yeoh (TV’s “Star Trek: Discovery,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”).
The “Crazy Rich Asians” ensemble also includes Henry Golding, making his feature film debut, Sonoya Mizuno (“La La Land”), Chris Pang (TV’s “Marco Polo”), Jimmy O. Yang (TV’s “Silicon Valley”), comedian Ronny Chieng (TV’s “The Daily Show”), Remy Hii (TV’s “Marco Polo”), Nico Santos (TV’s “Superstore”) and Jing Lusi (TV’s “Stan Lee’s Lucky Man”).
Jon M. Chu (“Now You See Me 2”) directed “Crazy Rich Asians,” based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan. Color Force’s Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, and Ivanhoe Pictures’ John Penotti, produced the film, with executive producers Tim Coddington, Kevin Kwan, Robert Friedland and Sidney Kimmel. The screenplay is by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim.
The creative filmmaking team included director of photography Vanja Černjul (TV’s “Marco Polo”), production designer Nelson Coates (“Fifty Shades Darker”), costume designer Mary Vogt (“Kong: Skull Island”) and editor Myron Kerstein (“Going in Style”). The music was composed by Brian Tyler (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”).
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with SK Global and Starlight Culture, a Color Force/Ivanhoe Pictures/Electric Somewhere Production, a Jon M. Chu Film, “Crazy Rich Asians.” The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
“Crazy Rich Asians” will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $39.99 and DVD for $31.98. The Blu-ray Combo Pack features a Blu-ray disc with the film in high definition and the special features in high definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition, and a Digital version of the movie.
Fans can also own “Crazy Rich Asians” via purchase from digital retailers beginning November 6.
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.
BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
“Crazy Rich Asians” Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the following special features:
- Commentary by Director Jon M. Chu and Novelist Kevin Kwan
- Crazy Rich Fun
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes
“Crazy Rich Asians” Standard Definition DVD contains the following special feature:
- Crazy Rich Fun
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On November 6, “Crazy Rich Asians” will be available to own in 4K Ultra HD, high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including iTunes, PlayStation, Xbox and others. On November 20, “Crazy Rich Asians” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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Blu-ray Combo Pack $39.99
DVD Amaray $31.98
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: November 20
EST Street Date: November 6
DVD Languages: English, Canadian French, Latin Spanish
BD Languages: English, Canadian French, Latin Spanish
DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Canadian French, Parisian French, Latin Spanish
BD Subtitles: English, Canadian French, Parisian French, Latin Spanish
Running Time: 120 minutes
Rating: Rated PG for coarse language and mature theme
Blu-ray: DTS HD-MA
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