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With Golden Globes nominations, the team behind 'Crazy Rich Asians' hopes it leads to more inclusion in Hollywood

With Golden Globes nominations, the team behind 'Crazy Rich Asians' hopes it leads to more inclusion in Hollywood

Jon M. Chu was on daddy duty in the wee hours of the morning in chilly Vancouver, Canada, where he’s directing his next project, when he decided to tune in and see if his other baby, the groundbreaking romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians,” would be vying for hardware at the 76th Golden Globes.

When presenter Danai Gurira announced Constance Wu’s name for the “Crazy Rich Asians” star’s first Globes nomination, for lead actress in a musical or comedy, the dancing began.

Once the film earned its second nod, for best picture in the musical or comedy category, Chu was on the phone to his parents. In the pre-dawn hour, they didn’t pick up. “I assume they were asleep!” said an...

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