By Ed Diokno
It would be easy to describe the year as an awful year with the highlight – or, lowlight, depending on your point of view – being the election of Donald Trump.
But something was happening among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that might make 2016 a year to relish. The … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Director’s decision counters Hollywood’s ‘whitewashing’ practice
When the live-action adaptation of the wildly-popular manga-turned-anime Fullmetal Alchemist hits theaters next year, its entire cast of lead characters will be Japanese.
“I want to depict something that follows the original work as… Read more
It’s the second 1st year show starring an Asian American to get a full season. The other is Priyanka Chopra’s Quantico
By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent
Isn’t it about time we had an Asian male play the leading man in a drama and being bad ass, I might add?
During New York’s Comic Con this weekend, AMC presented Into The Badlands, a new martial arts drama starring Daniel Wu (Tai Chi Zero) … Read more
Born in Berkeley, California and raised down the highway in Orinda, the 40-year-old Daniel Wu has nearly 70 acting credits to his name.
Almost all of them in Hong Kong.
The executive producer and star of the upcoming AMC series Into the Badlands admits he never really thought much about helping to change the image … Read more
The AMC cable network has announced it will air Badlands, a drama based on the Chinese tale Journey to the West, reports Crienglish.
Hong Kong based actors Daniel Wu and Stephen Fung have been asked to assist with the show’s martial arts choreography, but there’s no word on who will be cast … Read more
Talented Asian Americans denied an opportunity in Hollywood are escaping the Southern California sun for the friendlier confines of Asia, reports Policy Mic.
Actor Russell Wong did the … Read more