Monday 22nd January 2018,

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In Style: Jamie Chung’s Frustration Boils Over Lack of Diversity

posted by Randall

Jamie Chung as Go Go Tomago in Big Hero 6
Actress Jamie Chung is feeling pretty good about her career again after what she admits have been a “rough two years”, reports In Style.
Disney’s Big Hero 6, in which she plays the voice of Go Go, has been picked up as a series.
She’s also announced on Instagram that she’s booked a film and a pilot.

Despite her recent successes, she knows the lack of roles for Asians makes it hard for her to even get auditions.
“I’m not just fighting with other Asian actresses,” she explains. “We’re all categorized and mushed into one, so I’m competing against African American actresses and Latinas for this one ethnic role.”
The solution she says may be more Asians like Aziz Ansari creating roles for diverse actors and actresses.
You can read more about her frustrations in In Style.
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