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Fresh Off the Boat Renewed, Justin Lin Gets New Series. Justin Chon, Ken Jeong and Vanessa Hudgens Snag New Gigs

posted by Randall
Ken Jeong on Fresh Off the Boat

Ken Jeong guest starred on the season 3 finale of Fresh Off the Boat

Wow, time to take a deep breath.

There’s so much news about Asian Americans in television in the last 24 hours, its hard to keep up.

Our friends at YOMYOMF, which comes to us via Los Angeles, have done a … Read more

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Critical Month for Fresh Off the Boat

posted by Louis Chan
Fresh Off the Boat

Hudson Yang, Ian Chen and Forest Wheeler take over the board room at City Hall on Fresh Off the Boat day in Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles celebrated Fresh Off the Boat day on Tuesday.

It was a wonderful honor for a show that some speculate may not live to see a fourth … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 24, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Making of an Asian American Television Family

The Making of an Asian American Television Family

posted by Takuma Okada

Meet the Hahns
 
By Takuma Okada
AsAmNews Intern

Another Asian American family comedy is in the works, but this show shouldn’t be mistaken for Fresh Off the Boat or even Doctor Ken.

In the upcoming show The Hahns, a hardworking gearhead dad and a mom that used to sing in heavy metal bands are raising … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on #HollywoodSoWhite: Report says Hollywood Has Mostly a Black & White view of America

#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

Bad Ass Asians

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

Asian Americans

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

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 26, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Constance Wu Slams Casey Affleck Oscar Nomination Amid Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

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

Blogs

Jan 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

Blog: A Year of Activism and Protest

posted by Randall

2016

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

Blogs

Dec 23, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese American Food Overcomes Image Problem

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

Asian Americans

Nov 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Randall Park before Fresh Off the Boat

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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