SK Global and Long House are also collaborating on an Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month PSA campaign that is currently in post-production and set to launch in late May.
"Henry is truly a man of the moment – he’s an incredibly talented actor, he has longstanding international industry relationships thanks to his years of tirelessly working and networking around the globe, and he’s a skilled and fully engaged producer," they said in a joint statement. "He has a remarkable, singular presence and we are grateful for the chance to continue working together."
Golding is repped by CAA, Megan Silverman Management and attorney Rick Genow.” />
"Creatively our synergy is completely aligned, and SK Global’s reach within the Asian market where there are so many rich stories to tell is invaluable," he said. "My goal in creating Long House aligns with this partnership as it establishes a powerhouse for creating content for film, television and other mediums that are inclusive of Asian voices, and I look forward to utilizing my past experience as a journalist as we create global content together.”
Henry Golding and his Long House Productions label have signed a two-year first-look film and TV development and production deal with SK Global, the co-financiers and producers of Warner Bros.' "Crazy Rich Asians."
Next up for Golding is a star turn in "Snake Eyes: G.I. It will hit theaters July 23. Elliot in a modern adaptation of the Jane Austen classic "Persuasion" opposite Dakota Johnson for MRC and Netflix. Joe franchise directed by Robert Schwentke. He is also set to star as Mr. Joe Origins," a reboot of Paramount's G.I.
In the pipeline at SK Global are the second season of the International Emmy Award-winning Hindi-language Netflix series "Delhi Crime," which is nearing the end of production; the English-language film "India Sweets and Spices"; and a number of superhero films created with Screenplay Bumilangit that Disney Plus has licensed for Indonesia.
The deal will cover opportunities for Golding both in front of and behind the camera. and local-language audiences abroad, the companies said, looking specifically at collaborations with partners in Japan, Southeast Asia and China. The projects developed under the new partnership will include features and scripted and unscripted TV series for the global market. They will seek to appeal to both U.S.
Golding first linked up with SK Global for the groundbreaking 2018 rom-com "Crazy Rich Asians," whose sequel is set to begin shooting "imminently," the firm said.
Golding said he "couldn't be more excited" about the new partnership.
He launched Long House Productions in partnership with China's deep-pocketed Starlight Cultural Entertainment Group in 2019 to develop content across all media that highlights Asian voices. Its first feature will be "The Inheritance," an action-adventure film starring Golding written by Alistair Hudson.
In 2018, he had collaborated with Feig on the psychological thriller "A Simple Favor," starring alongside Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively. Other 2019 credits include Guy Ritchie's action comedy "The Gentleman" and Paul Feig's holiday romance "Last Christmas," opposite Emilia Clarke. Recently, Golding also starred as a gay man who returns to his birth country Vietnam for the first time in decades since his family fled the country during the Vietnam War in 2019's "Monsoon," directed by Cambodia-born Hong Khaou.
SK Global co-CEOs John Penotti and Charlie Corwin said the deal "couldn't come at a more exciting time or on more exciting terms."
Golding started out in the entertainment industry as a journalist, host and producer of travel programs for the Discovery Channel and the BBC.

"The Predator" has found its next feast: its box office competitors.
Jolie is not involved with the pic, directed by Harold Cronk from a script by Richard Friedenberg and Ken Hixon. Pure Flix is releasing "Unbroken: Path to Redemption," a faith-based "spiritual sequel" to Angelina Jolie's 2014 drama "Unbroken," with the title tracking dismally in the $2.3 million range at 1,525 locations.
"White Boy Rick" stars Richie Merritt as Richard Wershe Jr., who became a drug kingpin and FBI informant in 1980s Detroit before he was 16. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern, Bel Powley, Piper Laurie, and Matthew McConaughey also star. Reviews have been mostly positive for the movie, which debuted at the Toronto Film Festival and has racked up a 63% mark on Rotten Tomatoes.” />
"A Simple Favor" stars Anna Kendrick as a small-town blogger who tries to solve the disappearance of her mysterious best friend, played by Blake Lively. Critics have shown favor to "A Simple Favor" with an 83% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Paul Feig produced and directed the thriller from Jessica Sharzer's script, adapted from Darcey Bell's novel. "Crazy Rich Asians" star Henry Golding plays Lively's character's husband.
Brown, Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Keegan-Michael Key, Alfie Allen, Thomas Jane, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey, and Yvonne Strahovski. Critics have been unimpressed, with a current 33% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Along with Munn, the cast also includes Jacob Tremblay, Sterling K. Black is directing from a script he co-wrote with Fred Dekker, and John Davis has returned to produce following his involvement with the three previous installments. The new "Predator" follows the titular aliens, who return to Earth, now deadlier than ever before after taking the DNA of other species.
The alien franchise film is coming in at the lower end of expectations, which had ranged from $25 million to $32 million. "The Predator" should be able to top the second weekend of Warner Bros.' supernatural horror hit "The Nun," which is projected to finish at about $20 million for a 63% decline.
"Predator 2" took in $57 million worldwide in 1990 and "Predators" earned $127 million globally in 2010. The 1987 original was directed by John McTiernan, and starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, and Jesse Ventura as commandos attempting to rescue hostages while being stalked in a Central American jungle by a fearsome extraterrestrial, played by Kevin Peter Hall. The original "Predator" debuted to $12 million on its way to $59 million.
The Fox release is invading North American multiplexes with an estimated $25 million opening weekend at 4,307 sites, early estimates showed Friday.
Additionally, attendance may have been blunted by "The Predator" being at the center of controversy after Fox announced it deleted a scene with Olivia Munn featuring registered sex offender Steven Wilder Striegel. Hurricane Florence, which made landfall Friday morning in North Carolina, will slow down moviegoing this weekend in the Carolinas, Virginia, and Maryland. Fox said it was "not aware" of Striegel's background when he was hired and director Shane Black has apologized for casting his friend.
Lionsgate's opening of mystery-comedy "A Simple Favor" is heading for a sold third place with $18 million at 3,102 sites, coming in well above forecasts in the $12 million to $15 million range. Sony-Studio 8 crime drama "White Boy Rick" is also projected to top recent forecasts at about $10 million from 2,500 screens, battling for fourth place with the fifth frame of rom-com hit "Crazy Rich Asians" and the second weekend of Jennifer Garner's thriller "Peppermint."