Henry Golding: ‘Moving from Malaysia to Surrey had been a slap within the face’

Henry Golding: ‘Moving from Malaysia to Surrey had been a slap within the face’

With Constance Wu in Crazy Rich Asians. Photograph: Allstar/Warner Bros

In doing this, Golding occupies a space that is rare Hollywood. Before him, east Asian actors were seldom portrayed in films as sexy. Alternatively, these people were depicted as technology geeks or fighting techinques fanatics; asexual sidekicks as opposed to desirable men that are leading. But Golding’s success changed all of that in which he has been able to be cast in functions where their ethnicity is not also mentioned, starting the home for other people to adhere to.

While their new status as a main-stream intercourse expression represents a point that is turning eastern Asian masculinity in popular western tradition, it is one he’s nevertheless being employed to.Continue reading