““It’s a rustic with so many wonderful places, cultures, flavors, and naturally, folks. That is my fourth journey [here] and it’s all the time a pleasure to be again,” the creator stated. “It’s all the time stunning—I by no means know what is going to occur, nevertheless it’s all the time a grand journey.”
Whereas it’s unclear whether or not the film he’s referring to shall be based mostly on the Loopy Wealthy Asians trilogy, the third ebook within the sequence, Wealthy Individuals Issues, options Palawan as a pivotal location within the story.
Award-winning movie producer Lawrence Bender — who has produced movies equivalent to Pulp Fiction, Inglorious Basterds, and Good Will Looking — was with Kwan in Manila and confirmed that one of many causes for his or her go to was as a result of they wished to make a film within the nation.
“In case of (bringing the highlight to) the Philippines, completely… For me, it’s about showcasing cultures… telling tales which can be genuine to the place, to essentially have a good time that place,” Kwan stated.
“You understand, we did that with Loopy Wealthy Asians fairly successfully. It boosted tourism [in Singapore],” he added, noting that many members of that movie’s solid found the nation like vacationers because it was their first time visiting the city-state.