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Crazy Rich Asians Gets some Cover Story-Love

posted by Randall

Crazy Rich Asians EW Cover

Views from the Edge

Be sure to grab this week’s cover of Entertainment Weekly for your collection of historic Asian American literature.

The magazine features a collection of articles about the upcoming movie Crazy Rich Asians based on the Kevin Kwan novel of the same name. The movie is set for an Aug. 17 premiere.… Read more

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Oct 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Critical Year for Fresh Off the Boat

Critical Year for Fresh Off the Boat

posted by Randall

Fresh Off the Boat Season 4 premier2
 
Fresh Off the Boat opens season 4 tonight with some additional star power.

Joining Randall Park and Constance Wu will be Wheel of Fortune’s Pat Sajak and Vanna White.

Singer and songwriter Michael Bolton also returns.

The show airs in its new time slot, 8:30/7:30 Central right before Blackish.

It’s a natural pairing … Read more

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Jun 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Harry Shum Jr. Added to Cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Harry Shum Jr. Added to Cast of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

posted by Nicole Ki

Shadowhunters star Harry Shum Jr. will join the cast of the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-seller Crazy Rich Asians, reports The Hollywood Reporter.  The all-Asian cast includes Contance Wu of Fresh off the Boat, Michelle Yeoh of Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon, Gemma Chan of Humans, … Read more

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Apr 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Fans Thrilled for Constance Wu and Riz Ahmed-Named to Time’s 100 Most Influential List

Fans Thrilled for Constance Wu and Riz Ahmed-Named to Time’s 100 Most Influential List

posted by Randall
Fresh Off the Boat

Constance Wu & Randall Park on Fresh Off the Boat

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

Constance Wu and Riz Ahmed have been named to Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world.

The actress best known for her role as the mother in TV’s Fresh Off the Boat described herself … Read more

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Meet the New Male Lead for Crazy Rich Asians

posted by Randall

Henry Golding

Henry Golding will star in Crazy Rich Asians

An actor from Singapore and Malaysia has been tapped to play the male lead in the upcoming movie, Crazy Rich Asians .
 
The Hollywood Reporter broke the story that Henry Golding has been chosen to play Nick Young in the adaptation of Kelvin Kwan’s best selling … Read more

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Why the Apathetic Asian American is a Myth

posted by Randall

VoteBy Ethan Pak

Only 4 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) voted in the 2016 presidential election.

 

The Atlantic called the community “mostly invisible in the American political debate.” On the other hand, prior to the election, the Huffington Post and the LA Times emphasized AAPIs’ potential in influencing the … Read more

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Mar 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Michelle Yeoh Cast in Crazy Rich Asians film

Michelle Yeoh Cast in Crazy Rich Asians film

posted by Randall
Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Michelle Yeoh has been cast to play Eleonor Young, the status-seeking, manipulative mother of Nick in the upcoming movie version of Crazy Rich Asians.

 The Hollywood Reporter announced the casting news in an exclusive.. The internationally famous movie star is the second major star named … Read more

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Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

Awards Season Means the Return of the Anna Awards

posted by Randall
Rogue One

Best Picture goes to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by casting three Asian actors in prominent roles. Above, the Rogue One crew didn’t include a single white male (See below).

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s award season for the entertainment industry and once again, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have mostly … Read more

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Constance Wu to Play Lead Role in “Crazy Rich Asians”

posted by Brittney Le

Constance WuWarner Bros. is holding negotiations with Constance Wu, star of Fresh Off the Boat, for the lead role in Crazy Rich Asians, reports  the Hollywood Reporter.

Many are excited for Wu to star in the film. She has already gained massive popularity from her role as Jessica Huang in ABC comedy Fresh Off Read more

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Jan 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Memoirs Requested for Six Words Fresh Off the Boat Book

Memoirs Requested for Six Words Fresh Off the Boat Book

posted by Brittney Le

It's the year of the rat on Fresh Off the BoatSix Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America will be a book full of six-word stories telling of the immigrant experience. 20th Century Fox Television, Larry Smith of Six-Word Memoirs, and Kingswell of Disney have partnered to create this crowd-sourced book project, reports JustMeans. The public is … Read more

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