Adele Lim, co-screenwriter of the first Crazy Rich Asians film, at its premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on August 7, 2018. Photo: Alamy

Crazy Rich Asians sequel loses Asian co-writer Adele Lim over pay disparity

  • Chinese-Malaysian screenwriter Lim says she was offered much less than her white, male co-writer – around one-tenth of the amount, according to sources
  • She believes women and people of colour tend to be brought onto projects as ‘soy sauce’ to add cultural texture but not to be involved in actual storytelling
Topic |   American films

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Adele Lim, co-screenwriter of the first Crazy Rich Asians film, at its premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on August 7, 2018. Photo: Alamy
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