Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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#HollywoodSoWhite: Report says Hollywood Has Mostly a Black & White view of America

posted by Randall

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge


The 89th Academy Awards airs tomorrow with a different look. This year’s awards show might give the appearance of progress in diversity with Black actors nominated in every acting category and two Black-themed movies nominated for Best Picture. But don’t talk about progress … 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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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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Constance Wu Slams Casey Affleck Oscar Nomination Amid Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

posted by Cathy Sun

Constance WuShould charges of sexual harassment disqualify someone from an Oscar nomination?

That’s what Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu feels should have happened to Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck, reported NBC Boston.  The actor settled two suits filed against him in 2010 by former co-workers.

Wu took to Twitter to criticize … Read more


Chinese American Food Overcomes Image Problem

posted by Brittney Le
Xiao long bao

Xiao long bao, a labor-intensive Chinese soup dumpling. Its creation can be viewed through glass windows at several upscale Chinese American restaurants that produce it.

By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Intern

It’s a foodies delight in New York.

The Big Apple now has two museum exhibitions dedicated to Chinese American food: Sour, Sweet, Bitter, SpicyRead more

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Randall Park before Fresh Off the Boat

posted by Mandy Day
Randall Park

Randall Park in Baby Mentalist

By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Before there was Fresh Off the Boat or Veep, actor Randall Park’s career consisted of small roles on television and a series of short films. San Diego’s Pacific Arts Movement, the organization behind one of the largest Asian Film Festivals in the United States, … Read more

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Season Three Premier of Fresh Off the Boat Airs Tomorrow at New Time

posted by Louis Chan
Fresh Off the Boat in Taiwan

Hudson Yan, Ian Chen and Forest Wheeler

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Season three of Fresh Off the Boat debuts tomorrow night at its new time, 9/8 Central on ABC.

The episode which originates from Taiwan begins where last year’s season finale left off. In that episode, Gene (Ken Jeong) came from Taiwan to … Read more

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Deadline: Fresh Off the Boat Executive Producers Get Green Light for New Pilot

posted by Randall
Courtney Khan with Fred Savage and Nahnatchka Khan

(L-R) Courtney Kang, Fred Savage and Nahnatchka Khan  Photo by: RexShutterstock/20th TV

Fresh off the Boat creator and executive producer Nahnatchka Khan will team with the show’s co-executive producer Kourtney Kang and actor-director Fred Savage for a pilot about a girl growing up in a mixed race family.

The show is not yet titled, but … Read more

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Diary of a Clinton Volunteer: Message to Bernie Sanders Supporters

posted by Randall

AAPI Media Center at DNCBy Nick Lee
Chinese Americans for Hillary

As a volunteer I knew we would hit the ground running the first day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), but I was not entirely prepared for exactly how fast. We started work at 9 am and after a short meeting we headed straight downstairs to the … Read more


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