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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ had a crazy bad opening weekend in China

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Turns out China isn’t so crazy about “Crazy Rich Asians.” “Comedies are tricky films to handle in foreign markets, including China, because their appeal can be nuanced,” said Rance Pow, CEO of Shanghai-based cinema consulting firm Artisan Gateway. In the United States, the movie was lauded for featuring an all-Asian cast at a time when Hollywood has come under fire for its lack of diversity. But “a romantic comedy with an all-Asian cast is not a unique selling point in China,” Pow said. The last rom-com smash…

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