Variety reported, Gemma Chan has been tapped to play Astrid in the Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians.
Chan is joining Constance Wu and Michelle Yeoh. Her role is the heiress of an extremely affluent Chinese-Singaporean family, Chan’s character is also the cousin of Nick (Henry Golding).
The film is set to be directed by Jon M. Chu from the screenplay of Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim. The author of the novel, Kevin Kwan, will also serve as an executive producer.