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    ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ stars join author in visit to Boston

    Actors Jimmy O. Yang (left) and Gemma Chan joined author Kevin Kwan in Boston in late July to promote their new film “Crazy Rich Asians.”
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    Actors Jimmy O. Yang (left) and Gemma Chan joined author Kevin Kwan in Boston in late July to promote their new film “Crazy Rich Asians.”

    Actors Jimmy O. Yang and Gemma Chan, two stars from the upcoming romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians,” joined the author of the best-selling book, Kevin Kwan, for a press day for the film in Boston in late July. The crew started their morning on a yacht docked behind the Boston Harbor Hotel and ended the day with a screening and party with VIPs. The guest list for the night, hosted by fashion maven and author Tonya Mezrich, included Boston Tweet’s Tom O’Keefe, the Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association’s Beyazmin Jimenez, Janet Wu, Mix 104.1’s Kennedy Elsey, and Maggie Lawler from the Four Seasons.

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    Meredith Goldstein can be reached at meredith.goldstein@globe.com.