Fresh off her Oscar performance, 16-year-old Auli’i Cravalho of Moana fame has landed a lead role in the NBC pilot Drama High, reported Deadline.
Cravalho will play one of the students in the drama department of a working class high school. They are inspired by a passionate teacher.
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
The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) will debut its pro-LGBTQ family campaign in the Midwest for the first time tomorrow, reports NBC News.
Family Is Still Family, is co-produced by the Asian Pride Project. The multilingual public service announcements in support of the … 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
Fans of Mirai Nagasu are going for the salchow quadruple jump to win the hearts and minds of the US Olympic committee.
According to an article in Asiance Magazine, a Twitter and letter writing campaign is being directed at the US Olympic Committee Board of Directors.
The Board is scheduled to approve the US … Read more
An Indian American businessman has invented a small antenna that picks up over the air television signals and streams them to TV watchers via the internet, reports the Economic Times.
The big TV networks consider the invention a threat to their bottom lines and have taken their case to the US Supreme Court … Read more
The decision is a bit curious since Curry strong international reporting credentials would make her a good fit to cover the political angle surrounding the games, especially … Read more
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Ann Curry (photo by Lia Chang) reportedly has a window in her contract to leave NBC early next year, but according to the Hollywood Reporter, the popular journalist is not currently in any talks with any other network.
Some may be scared away by her current $12 million deal with NBC which runs out … Read more