We always knew Justin Chon was someone to watch.
Now Hollywood’s elite is acknowledging it too.
The actor and director has been nominated for a Spirit Award in the category of “Kiehl’s Someone to Watch”for his film Gook.
The both humorous and emotionally riveting film about the Koreatown riots in Los Angeles in 1992 manages … Read more
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.
By Mandy Day
For those of us whose love of film often intertwines with our involvement in social justice issues, we often need reminders about the history that played a large part … Read more
Justin Chon’s Gook will be screened nationwide this summer.
The Next Audience Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival has been picked up by Samuel Goldwyn Films, reported Variety.
The film evolves around the story of two Korean American brothers and their unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl during … Read more
In just five days, a song intended to be a parody of Kpop has generated five million views on You Tube.
Boys Generally Asian is a group of five actors and social media stars consisting of Ryan Higa, David Choi, Philip Wang, Justin Chon, and Jun Sung Ahn.
Next Shark reports the song … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Writer
Wearing a leather jacket, dark shades and spiky hair, teen Sid Park (Justin Chon) arrives at Seoul Kimpo Airport acting as high as a kite. He’s set to embark on a summer of excessive drinking, teen hi jinks and, unbeknownst to … Read more
By Mandy Day
At the San Diego Asian Film Festival, one of the United States’ premiere film festivals, there is a film for every taste. Many are independent films and some are mainstream theatrical releases in their home countries. There are horror movies, comedies, short films, Kung Fu classics, and documentaries made by San Diego … Read more
YouTube sensation Kev Jumba (Kevin Wu) and movie star Justin Chon star in one of the most entertaining films of 2015, Man Up. Kevin, who plays Martin, is faced with a dilemma that many young people face today: early unwed pregnancies. Martin’s girlfriend, Madison (Galadriel Stineman), announces her pregnancy to Martin … Read more
Seoul Searching will be included in Sundance’s Premiers lineup, a showcase of some of the most highly anticipated dramatic films of the year, reports the Korea Times.
The film is directed … Read more
The film produced by Martin Scorsese and co-directed by Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo is based on Asian street gangs in New York in the 1980s.
“Paul Wong is this soft-spoken, very basic gang leader … Read more