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'Crazy Rich Asians': Henry Golding on his serendipitous debut and desire 'to be a colorblind leading man'

'Crazy Rich Asians': Henry Golding on his serendipitous debut and desire 'to be a colorblind leading man'

Henry Golding was working as a globe-trotting travel show presenter in Asia when the international search for the right actor to play “Crazy Rich Asians” lead Nick Young, Rachel Chu’s [Constance Wu] longtime boyfriend and Singapore’s most eligible bachelor, led director Jon M. Chu to him. He’d just gotten married and was honeymoon-bound when he got called back halfway across the world to land the coveted, career-transforming role.

“Crazy Rich Asians” marks his acting debut.

The star-in-the-making, who hails from the Malaysian state of Sarawak and was raised in England, has since filmed two roles in upcoming films: “A Simple Favor” opposite...

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