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Kelly Marie Tran Still Can’t Believe She’s in Star Wars

posted by Randall
Kelly Marie Tran with John Boyega

Disney Photo

Star Wars debuts in theaters nationwide tomorrow and perhaps no one is more excited than Kelly Marie Tran.

Tran was overcome with emotion at the Hollywood premier this past weekend.

The newest addition to the Star Wars legacy can hardly contain her excitement.

“I’m so happy that’s finally happening,” she said to Channel Read more

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AAPI Actors Making the Move from Sidekick to Star

posted by Randall

 

Darren Criss in Versace

Darren Criss will star in Versace: American Crime Story in January.

Views from the Edge

Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.

One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more

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Pioneer Asian American Actor Wood Moy Is Dead

posted by Louis Chan
Wood Moy

Wood Moy (2nd from left) starred in Wayne Wang’s Chan is Missing. Photo by Nancy Wong

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Wood Moy is missing. From life.

The trailblazing Asian American actor died November 8 at the age of 99, according to an obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle.

He died on November … Read more

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George Takei to Executive Produce Jamie Ford’s Story about Incarceration Camps

posted by Randall
George Takei signs autographs at the Longacre Theatre stage door in New York after the first preview of ALLEGIANCE on October 6, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

George Takei signs autographs at the Longacre Theatre stage door in New York after the first preview of ALLEGIANCE on October 6, 2015. Photo by Lia Chang

Actor and activist George Takei will executive produce a movie based on the Jamie Ford best seller, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, reports DeadlineRead more

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Jun 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on New Documentary Tells the Story of Six Forgotten Chinese Survivors of the Titanic

New Documentary Tells the Story of Six Forgotten Chinese Survivors of the Titanic

posted by Nicole Ki

The SixA new documentary now in production will uncover the story of six Chinese immigrants who survived the sinking of the Titanic but never got to tell their story.

The infamous Titanic crash in 1912 killed more than 1,500 and is known as one of the deadliest maritime tragedies in history. It inspired James Cameron to … Read more

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