The first trailer for "Crazy Rich Asians" arrived in style on Monday.
The images open when Rachel's boyfriend Chu (Constance Wu), Nick, played by Henry Golding, invites her to a wedding in Singapore to meet her family.
"We've been dating for over a year, and I think it's time for people to meet my beautiful girlfriend," he says.
When he arrives, he discovers that his family is "crazy". "She really gets immersed in Nick's glamorous lifestyle, trying to impress her classy relatives.
" You really should have told me you're like Prince William of Asia, "Wu's character says. it's ridiculous, "Golding replies," I'm much more of a Harry. "
It quickly becomes apparent that Nick's mother (Michelle Yeoh) is not the biggest fan of her son's girlfriend. Rachel: "I know you're not what Nick needs." Later he says: "I know a lot about this. You will never be enough. "
The trailer ends with Rachel confronting the tension between her and Nick's mother." If Nick chose me, he would lose his family, "she says." And if Nick chose his family, he could spend the rest of it. his life resenting you "
The film, based on Kevin Kwan's 2013 novel, is also starring Gemma Chan, Ken Jeong and Awkwafina Jon M. Chu is directing a screenplay by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim.
"Crazy Rich Asians" hits theaters on August 17. Watch the previous trailer.