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Constance Wu’s historic ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Golden Globes nomination resonates, as she hopes for even more representation next year

When Constance Wu landed her first career Golden Globe nomination, “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu was one of the first to ring with emotional early-morning congratulations. The historic nature of Wu’s lead actress, comedy, nomination, for her turn as Asian American rom-com heroine Rachel Chu, keeps sinking in, making the already-groundbreaking Warner Bros. hit — which is also nominated for best picture, comedy — even more worthy of celebration.