Friday 15th December 2017,

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SAG shows some love for Cast of The Big Sick, Hong Chau and Aziz Ansari

posted by Randall

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick. Photo: Lionsgate/Amazon Studios

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick. Photo: Lionsgate/Amazon Studios


 
Views from the Edge
 

Asian American actors got a little bit of love from their acting peers when the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees were announced Wednesday (Dec. 13).

Vietnamese American Hong Chau was nominated for her supporting role … Read more

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Kelly Marie Tran Still Can’t Believe She’s in Star Wars

posted by Randall
Kelly Marie Tran with John Boyega

Disney Photo

Star Wars debuts in theaters nationwide tomorrow and perhaps no one is more excited than Kelly Marie Tran.

Tran was overcome with emotion at the Hollywood premier this past weekend.

The newest addition to the Star Wars legacy can hardly contain her excitement.

“I’m so happy that’s finally happening,” she said to Channel Read more

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Network Report Cards Released by APA Media Coalition

posted by Randall
Ken Jeong on Fresh Off the Boat

Ken Jeong guest stars on the 2016 season finale of Fresh Off the Boat

Quick, which network would you recognize for featuring the most Asian Americans in its programming?

The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition gave ABC an overall grade of “B,” matching the highest grade the group has ever given a network in its … Read more

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Asian Americans React to Their Golden Globe Nominations

posted by Randall
Hong Chau

Hong Chau plays Ngoc Lan Tran and Matt Damon plays Paul Safranek in Downsizing from Paramount Pictures.

Views from the Edge

Among the Golden Globe nominees were a few Asian and Asian Americans — not as many as anticipated — but some.

Although the Golden Globes don’t have the prestige of the Academy Awards, the … Read more

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Kelly Marie Tran Overcome with Emotion at Star Wars: Last Jedi Premier

posted by Randall

Kelly Marie Tran
 
How cool is this?
 
Kelly Marie Tran was anything but cool on the Red Carpet for the World Premier of Star Wars:The Last Jedi in Los Angeles.

 
You know what? The world is OK with that.
 
It’s great to see her wear her emotions on her sleeve in a genuinely … Read more

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Aquaman Movie 2018 Teaser Trailer – Jason Momoa, Amber Heard (Fan trailer)

posted by Randall

 

Jason Momoa as Aquaman

Jason Momoa as Aquaman

Views from the Edge

Here’s an early peek at Jason Momoa as Aquaman looking more badass than ever in the new movie due a year from now. The “look” is quite different from the Aquaman we saw in this year’s Justice League.

Momoa’s father is Native Hawaiian.

Director James Wan … Read more

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AAPI Actors Making the Move from Sidekick to Star

posted by Randall

 

Darren Criss in Versace

Darren Criss will star in Versace: American Crime Story in January.

Views from the Edge

Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.

One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more

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Pioneer Asian American Actor Wood Moy Is Dead

posted by Louis Chan
Wood Moy

Wood Moy (2nd from left) starred in Wayne Wang’s Chan is Missing. Photo by Nancy Wong

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Wood Moy is missing. From life.

The trailblazing Asian American actor died November 8 at the age of 99, according to an obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle.

He died on November … Read more

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Nov 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on George Takei Responds to Accusations of Sexual Assault

George Takei Responds to Accusations of Sexual Assault

posted by Randall

George Takei
 
Actor and social activist George Takei responded to accusations from a former model that the Star Trek co-star sexually assaulted him in 1981.

The accusations were made in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter.

Scott Brunton said he had just broken up with his boyfriend when Takei took him out for dinner and … Read more

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Nov 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Olivia Munn Accuses Director of Sexual Misconduct

Olivia Munn Accuses Director of Sexual Misconduct

posted by Randall
Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn

Views from the Edge

Asian American actress Olivia Munn was among the women who have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood director and producer Brett Ratner, the man behind X-Men: The Last Stand, Rush Hour, and other Hollywood blockbusters.

Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Munn … Read more

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