JUST FOR FUN: If Crazy Rich Asians Had A Pinoy Remake Who Would You Cast?
- September 7, 2018
- INSIDESHOWBIZ.PH TEAM
The Crazy Rich Asians fever hit the Philippines hard! With the many references that hit close to home and, of course, the appearance of Kris Aquino in the film made sure that they movie would be a hit with us Filipinos.
The film’s cast got many praises not only for being done right but also because everyone delivered stellar performances. Just for fun, we thought of who to cast if ever Crazy Rich Asians were based in the Philippines.
Who would you pick for the All-Filipino cast of Crazy Rich Asians?
Rachel Chu originally played by Constance Wu
Rachel Chu, the lead character of the film, is an American of Chinese descent who is an economics professor at New York University (NYU). She is the girlfriend of Nick Young, one of the richest bachelors in Singapore.
Nick Young originally played by Henry Golding
Rachel’s boyfriend who is originally from Singapore and hails from one of the richest families in Singapore.
Eleanor Young originally played by Michelle Yeoh
Nick’s controlling mother who disapproves of Rachel.
Nick’s fashionable cousin who known for her beauty, grace, and impeccable fashion sense.
Michael Teo originally played by Pierre Png
Astrid’s cheating husband.
Goh Peik Lin originally played by Akwafina
Rachel’s bubbly, generous, outspoken, and fashionable old friend from college who comes from a rich Singaporean family
Oliver T’sien originally played by Nico Santos
Nick’s fashionable gay-second cousin.
We’re excited to know what you guys think!