Henry Golding breaks new ground for Asian actors again

After Crazy Rich Asians, the actor romances Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick in A Simple Favor - an unusual example of an Asian male lead in Hollywood

Henry Golding is about to hit another cultural milestone with his latest film even as his current one, the groundbreaking Crazy Rich Asians, continues to set box-office records in the United States and Singapore.

In the suspense thriller A Simple Favor, which opens in Singapore next week, the 31-year-old Malaysian-British actor gets to romance co-stars Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick - a rare example of an Asian male being cast as a romantic lead in Hollywood.

TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 06, 2018, with the headline 'Golding breaks new ground for Asian actors again'. Print Edition | Subscribe