Nigeria is never left behind on global trends! This week’s highly anticipated opening of the Crazy Rich Asians movie was preceded by an oriental-themed private showing of the movie on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th August, 2018 at IMAX Filmhouse, Lekki.
It was a festive, colourful and elegant celebration of achievement, supported by Airtel and Courvoisier Cognac. And also quite unexpected, for a work night, a list celebrities and newsmakers coming in their numbers to join in the fun.
Already number 1 in the United States for 2 consecutive weeks, Crazy Rich Asians is commanding rave reviews from Nigerian film critics, movie buffs and celebrities who attended the screening. The movie officially opens on Friday, August 31st at Filmhouse Cinema’s across Nigeria!
A bit about the movie
New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. Not only is he the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families, but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. So, what happens when two completely different worlds collide? Crazy Rich Suspense!
All the pictures from the private screening