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Constance Wu to Play Lead Role in “Crazy Rich Asians”

posted by Brittney Le

Constance WuWarner 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

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Entertainment Weekly: “Hunky” Asian Lead in Crazy Rich Asians Waiting to be Discovered

posted by Randall
Jon Chu

Director Jon Chu

In a wide ranging and extensive interview with Entertainment Weekly, director Jon Chu of Crazy Rich Asians talked about casting an all Asian cast and his need to explore his Asian American identity.

“When I was finishing Now You See Me 2, I remember thinking about exploring the Asian … Read more

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Jan 22, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Come From Behind Victory Needed to Save Selfie

Come From Behind Victory Needed to Save Selfie

posted by Randall

SelfieIt looks like it will take one of those Hollywood Disney-like finishes to save Selfie.

Just days after the Disney-owned ABC announced it would not reverse its decision and bring back the program, Hulu declined to pick up Selfie for its second season.

The TV show that generated legions of loyal fans never gained … Read more

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Jul 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Inquistr: Contract dispute could spell end of Big Bang Theory

Inquistr: Contract dispute could spell end of Big Bang Theory

posted by Randall

Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar and much of the cast of the Big Bang Theory have yet to sign their contracts for the new season, putting the start of its eighth season in jeopardy, reports the Inquisitr.

Production for the new season is supposed to start on July 30.  CBS this past spring renewed the show for … Read more

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Rafu Shimpo: #Asian Americans Take Back Seat in Hollywood. #AAPI

posted by Randall

Hangover 3Ken Jeong is good for a laugh or two, but apparently not good enough to get top billing, according to Guy Aoki of the Media Action Network for Asian Americans.

Jeong plays a significant role in Hangover Part III. Some might say he’s the lead. Yet trailers promoting Hangover barely show Jeong at all.

In … Read more

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Mar 1, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Yahoo: Japanese American Studio Chief Gets Started at Warner Bros Studios

Yahoo: Japanese American Studio Chief Gets Started at Warner Bros Studios

posted by Randall

 

Kevin TsujiharaThe first Asian American head of a major Hollywood studio takes the helm today at Warner Bros.

Kevin Tsujihara is a Hollywood story. The third generation Japanese American used to make deliveries for his parents egg distribution business in Petaluma, CA.

“The one thing I kind of regret and am sad about is that … Read more

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Jan 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times: Asian American Named CEO of Warner Bros Studios

LA Times: Asian American Named CEO of Warner Bros Studios

posted by Randall

Kevin TsujiharaKevin Tsujihara will become the first Asian American ever to run a major Hollywood Studio, reports the Los Angeles Times.

His appointment to Chairman was announced by Warner Bros after what the Times described as a “fiercely fought battle” for the studio’s top spot.  Tsujihara is the grandson of Japanese immigrants and the son … Read more

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