Crazy Rich Asians Co-funders and producers SK Global have reached an agreement with star in this photo, Henry Golding, for a two-year film and television development and production contract.
Projects under the new deal will span a variety of global platforms, including features, scripted and unscripted TV shows, and local language content. SK Global and Golding’s extensive relationships with filmmakers and local production entities in foreign countries will play a key role in future productions. There are opportunities in the new agreement for the Snake-eyes star to appear in front of and behind the camera. SK Global is already in development on the continuation of Crazy Rich Asians. Additionally, SK Global and Long House are currently in post-production for an Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month PSA campaign set to launch in late May.
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SK Global co-CEOs John Penotti and Charlie Corwin said in a statement: “The conclusion of this partnership with Henry and Long House could not come at a more exciting time or on better terms. Henry is truly a man of the moment – he is an incredibly talented actor, he has a long-standing international relationship in the industry through his years of tireless work and networking around the world, and he is a skilled producer and fully engaged. He has a remarkable and singular presence and we are grateful for the opportunity to continue working together.
Golding added, “I couldn’t be more excited about this partnership between Long House and SK Global. Creatively our synergy is completely aligned and SK Global’s reach in the Asian market, where there are so many rich stories to tell, is invaluable. My goal in creating Long House aligns with this partnership as it establishes a powerhouse for the creation of content for film, television and other media that includes Asian voices, and I look forward to using my experience. spent as a journalist as we create global content together. . “
Golding’s turn in the title role of Paramount / Hasbro Snake-eyes is slated for a theatrical release on July 23. Golding will also play the infamous Mr. Elliot in MRC / Netflix’s modern tale of Jane Austen’s classic. Persuasion opposite Dakota Johnson. Golding recently played the role of a gay man returning to his native Vietnam in the critically acclaimed film Monsoon directed by Hong Khao (Lilting). His other credits include Guy Ritchie Gentlemen playing vicious killer ‘Dry Eye’ opposite Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant, and Paul Feig psychological thriller A simple favor opposite Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively.
Golding began his entertainment career as a reporter, host and producer of exotic and high-octane travel programs for the Discovery Channel and the BBC.
SK Global’s Upcoming Projects Include International Emmy Award Winning Hindi Series Netflix Delhi Crime nearing the end of production on the second season, the English-language feature film Sweets and spices from India recently announced as part of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival lineup, and multiple upcoming superhero action features with Screenplay Bumilangit that Disney + has licensed for Indonesia.
Golding is replaced by CAA, Megan Silverman Management and attorney Rick Genow.