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
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
By Ernabel Demillo
Asian American Life Host
I first met Yuh-Line Niou in 2014 when she was New York Assembly Member Ron Kim’s chief of staff. We were working on a story on Asian Americans in elected office, and at the time Kim was the first Korean American to be … Read more
Photo by Charlie Nguyen (IMG_7708) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Asian American actors often find themselves stereotyped into the select few “Asian” roles that are offered in Hollywood. John Cho of American Pie fame, however, has set out to break through the stereotypes and make his mark in Hollywood.
Recently, Cho has … Read more
By Brittney Le
Asian American women in the acting industry are continuing to fight for the spotlight that has long been turned away from them in mainstream media. One name that’s becoming bigger and bigger as she keeps snagging original, empowering roles is Ally Maki.
Maki’s latest big role … Read more
By Kanika Lal
It was an evening to celebrate, and to contemplate.
The nation’s first Asian American theater organization – East West Players – held their 51st Anniversary Visionary Awards and Silent Auction at the Hilton Universal in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24.
The pioneers of Hollywood’s multicultural scene … Read more
The controversy erupted shortly after Netflix released its trailer last week for its adaptation of the popular Japanese manga Death Note.
Nat Wolff has been cast in the main role of Light Turner. The name of the … Read more
By Ed Diokno
The only Asian American to survive the zombie apocalypse… Read more
By Ed Diokno
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, or AAPIs, are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, increasing at four times the rate of the overall U.S. population. While this population is projected to double in size from 17 million people in 2014 to more than 40 … Read more