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Asian American actors often find themselves stereotyped into the select few “Asian” roles that are offered in Hollywood. John Cho of American Pie fame, however, has set out to break through the stereotypes and make his mark in Hollywood.
Recently, Cho has … Read more
Variety reports the former Hawaii Five-O star is in talks to take over the role abandoned by Ed Skrein in Liongate’s reboot of Hellboy.
How ironic that would be if that happens.
It was just a few months ago that Kim … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
“I am different.
I can make A difference.
I will make THE difference.”
That’s how 12-year-old Shea Sakahara ended his email to me.
Sakahara is different and yes, he has made a difference.
He’s made a huge difference.
Sakahara was born with cerebral Palsy, but at a young age … Read more
ABC has committed to at least airing a pilot of a reboot of Greatest American Hero.
The series which originally ran in the 1980’s is being resurrected by Rachna Fruchbom who’s a writer for Fresh off the Boat, reports The Wrap.
Fruchborn will serve as executive … Read more
By Gabi Wy
Kristina Wong’s How to Pick Up Asian Chicks is a double-edged sword–funny, and incredibly important.
The comedian rounded up eighteen Asian American women to react to the genre of self-published books that fetishizes Asians and gives supposedly helpful tips on how to pick up an Asian girlfriend. The result: a … Read more
It is no secret that the Asian American community is severely underrepresented in Hollywood. Typically, characters of Asian heritage get white washed and are portrayed by caucasian actors.
Word has gotten out that To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, a young adult novel by Jenny Han, is being turned into … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
I managed to get an interview with hapa actress, dancer, and creator Katie Malia, who’s also the star of Almost Asian, a comedy series about growing up with a multiracial identity. Aside from being a wonderfully positive and creative human being, Katie’s also working to empower … Read more
Raja Kumari has penned songs for such superstars as Iggy Azealia, Gwen Stefani and Fifth Harmony.
She’s collaborated with Timbaland, AR Rahman, Tricky Stewart, and Fall Out Boy
Now Sony Music is rewarding her with her own music deal.
The American songwriter, rapper and recording artist has signed with Sony Music India. The … Read more
Younghoe Koo who immigrated from South Korea to the United States 12 years ago has been named the starting placekicker for the Los Angeles Chargers, reports Fansided.
The rookie Koo, 23, beat out veteran Josh Lambo who was released by the team.
“BF (Benjamin Franklin Middle School) was the foundation for who I am … Read more