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Sony Picks Up John Cho’s Search after Sundance

posted by Randall

Search with John ChoSony Pictures has picked up the rights to the latest film from John Cho and Debra Messing, reported the
Hollywood Reporter

The $5 million deal for Search came after its premier at the Sundance Film Festival just last week.

In Search, Cho plays David who is in search for his missing teenage daughter. He … Read more

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Anna Awards Announced for AAPI Actors, Movies, TV and More

posted by Ed Diokno

 

‘The Big Sick’ has the honor of winning the 2018 Best Asian/American Movie Award.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

It’s awards season. The Golden Globes were just handed out. The writers, actors and directors will be handing out its yearly awards. The Grammys are coming soon, the Academy Awards will be announced.… Read more

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#StarringJohnCho is for Real-This Time

posted by Randall
Columbus

Columbus stars John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson. It is director Kogonada’s first feature lenght film

It wasn’t that long ago that the hashtag #StarringJohnCho took over social media.

The point was that you could take any leading man and substitute him for John Cho. The campaign drew attention to the lack of leading roles … Read more

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Mar 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on George Takei goes on day-long Twitter rant about Donald Trump

George Takei goes on day-long Twitter rant about Donald Trump

posted by Brittney Le

George TakeiJapanese American Star Trek actor and social activist George Takei has been extra visible lately in criticizing President Trump . He went on a day-long twitter rant blasting the president and his policies this week, reports Blasting News.
 
Takei included a link to a Vox article saying that the president’s friend and ally … Read more

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Feb 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Oscars: More AAPI Appearances than Expected

The Oscars: More AAPI Appearances than Expected

posted by Randall
Auli'i Carvalho Oscar Performance1

Auli’i Carvalho wasn’t fazed by one of the flags representing the moving ocean, brushed her hair as she was singing.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Sixteen-year-old Auli’i Cravalho showed how much a pro she is when a banner hit her in the head while singing How Far I’ll Go, which was nominated … Read more

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Aug 25, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Variety: New Drama Being Developed would Star John Cho

Variety: New Drama Being Developed would Star John Cho

posted by Randall

John ChoVariety is reporting the USA cable channel is developing Connoisseur, a drama about a con artist that would star John Cho.

Cho will reportedly play Clay Park, a con artist who draws the attention of the FBI and organized crime by duping the wealthy into paying millions for fake wine.

Cho would also serve … Read more

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Aug 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on ‘Register to vote’ garners more interest than ‘Kim Kardashian’ in Google Searches

‘Register to vote’ garners more interest than ‘Kim Kardashian’ in Google Searches

posted by Louis Chan
Balloon drop at DNC

Balloons rained down at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention.

By Ed Diokno   

I couldn’t believe my eyes! During the last night of the Democratic National Convention, there were more people Googling “register to vote” than “Kim Kardashian.”

By the time that Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton finished her speech, “register to vote’ was … Read more

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Star Trek Beyond Trailer Reveals Sulu’s Husband. Justin Lin to Direct Japanese Manga Project

posted by Randall
Star Trek Beyond

Doug Jung reportedly plays Sulu’s husband

The Star Trek blog 1701 News reports that a close look at a new trailer released in Korea for Star Trek Beyond gives fans the first glimpse at Sulu’s husband and daughter.

The revelation that Sulu has a husband sparked controversy when actor George Takei, who originated the character, … Read more

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Jul 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on George Takei Objects to Sulu’s Sexual Orientation

George Takei Objects to Sulu’s Sexual Orientation

posted by Randall
John Cho as Sulu

John Cho portrays Hikaru Sulu in the Star Trek Beyond feature premiering July 22.

By Ed Diokno

George Takei, who originated the role of Hikaru Sulu of the Star Trek franchise, is disappointed that the current incarnation of the Sulu character is going to be revealed as gay with a spouse and a child.

He … Read more

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Jul 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Sulu Is a Gay Dad in Justin Lin’s Star Trek Beyond

Sulu Is a Gay Dad in Justin Lin’s Star Trek Beyond

posted by Randall
John Cho as Sulu in Star Trek Beyond

John Cho as Sulu in Star Trek Beyond

You knew Justin Lin would change things up a bit with Star Trek Beyond.

New details coming out (pun intended) about Sulu certainly confirm that.

In an apparent nod to George Takei who played Sulu in the original TV series, the character will be portrayed as … Read more

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