By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
Warner 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
Six 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
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
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 Brittney Le
It’s a foodies delight in New York.
The Big Apple now has two museum exhibitions dedicated to Chinese American food: Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy… Read more
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
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
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
By 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