New Book ‘Hollywood Chinese’ Dives Into Forgotten History

Growing up in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood during the 1960s, Chinese American filmmaker and author Arthur Dong saw plenty of people who looked like him in his community. But on-screen at the ...

An Introduction into Asian Cinema for Westerners Through Movie Bingo

Asian cinema has always had a degree of popularity in Western culture, but all too often they were done a huge disservice by being remade instead of shown in their original state. That trend is ...

S.K. Global Makes Mipcom Debut With ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Under Its Belt

“To me, it wasn’t like, ‘Oh, maybe we should wake up one morning and try something different. How about we try television?’” John Penotti, producer-financier and co-founder of GreeneStreet, one of ...

Television — Sidney Kimmel’s Next Act Bows at Mipcom

During the course of his 91 years, Sidney Kimmel has accomplished a lot. That includes making a few videos for web series “Old Jews Telling Jokes.” “John’s fault,” he says. “He dragged me over there ...

Samara Weaving to play Scarlett in G.I. Joe spin-off Snake Eyes

Fresh off her impressive starring role in Ready Or Not, it would seem that Samara Weaving is ready to join the G.I. Joe franchise. The actress is set to join Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) in Snake ...

‘Snake Eyes': Samara Weaving to Play Scarlett in ‘GI Joe’ Movie Spinoff

‘Snake Eyes': Samara Weaving to Play Scarlett in ‘GI Joe’ Movie Spinoff “Ready or Not” actress Samara Weaving has closed a deal to play Scarlett in Paramount’s “G.I. Joe” spinoff “Snake Eyes,” Paramount announced on Monday. Japanese actor Takehiro Hira has also closed a ...

Awkwafina Won’t Let Inclusivity Be a Hollywood Trend

Awkwafina Won’t Let Inclusivity Be a Hollywood Trend Half a lifetime ago, a teenage Nora Lum saw Margaret Cho and felt a spark of hope. Even going to a performing arts high school in Queens, N.Y., didn’t give her much confidence that the music industry ...

How Awkwafina’s Own Musical Past Inspired Her Work With Nonprofit Building Beats

How Awkwafina’s Own Musical Past Inspired Her Work With Nonprofit Building Beats Years before creating the persona of Awkwafina that would launch her to stardom, a fifth-grade Nora Lum had to decide which instrument to learn in school. “I wanted to play the drums but then like 15 ...

Meaningful Change at Last? Women Gain Ground in Hollywood

Meaningful Change at Last? Women Gain Ground in Hollywood Women in Hollywood are finally starting to exhale. Two years after sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein first broke, turbocharging the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, there’s a ...

Harry Shum Jr. and Jessica Rothe's New Movie Sounds Like the Next A Walk to Remember

Harry Shum Jr. and Jessica Rothe are about to make you cry buckets with their new movie, All My Life. The upcoming romantic drama is based on a real-life couple named Jenn Carter and Solomon Chau who ...

Film Review: Lucky Grandma (2019) by Sasie Sealy

After its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, an 85-year-old grandma is now conquering the London Film Festival. The charming dark comedy “Lucky Grandma” is a pleasant addition to the recent stream of ...

Harry Shum Jr. and Jessica Rothe's New Movie Sounds Like the Next A Walk to Remember

Harry Shum Jr. and Jessica Rothe's New Movie Sounds Like the Next A Walk to Remember Harry Shum Jr. and Jessica Rothe are about to make you cry buckets with their new movie, All My Life. The upcoming romantic drama is based on a real-life couple named Jenn Carter and Solomon Chau who ...

Awkwafina To Host Mptf’s ‘Reel Stories, Real Lives’ Event

Crazy Rich Asians and The Farewell star Awkwafina will take on the hosting duties at the eighth annual “Reel Stories, Real Lives” event benefitting the Motion Picture & Television Fund (Mptf). The ...

Indian Star Adil Hussain Returns to Busan With Two World Premieres

Indian Star Adil Hussain Returns to Busan With Two World Premieres Adil Hussain, prominent star of Indian independent cinema, will be present at the Busan International Film Festival as the male lead of two Indian world premieres. In Vijay Jayapal’s “Nirvana Inn,” ...

‘Snake Eyes': Haruka Abe Joins Cast of ‘GI Joe’ Movie Spinoff (Exclusive)

‘Snake Eyes': Haruka Abe Joins Cast of ‘GI Joe’ Movie Spinoff (Exclusive) Haruka Abe has joined the cast of Paramount and Skydance’s “G.I. Joe” spinoff “Snake Eyes,” an individual with knowledge of the deal exclusively tells TheWrap. Her role is being kept under wraps. ...

Topic Studios Taps Quan Phung To Head Original Series As Company Ramps Up Scripted TV Efforts

Exclusive: Topic Studios has brought in veteran scripted development executive Quan Phung as Svp Original Series. Phung is tasked with building a scripted content team in Los Angeles following ...

The Gentlemen Trailer: Matthew McConaughey Stars in Guy Ritchie Actioner

Joseph Baxter Oct 2, 2019 Director Guy Ritchie’s crime actioner, The Gentlemen, has Matthew McConaughey leading a stacked cast. The Gentlemen is an upcoming feature that will see director Guy ...

The Farewell Blu-ray, Digital Gets a November Release Date

The Farewell Blu-ray, Digital Gets a November Release Date A heartfelt, moving film based on an actual lie comes home when The Farewell arrives on Digital October 29 from A24, and on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD from Lionsgate and On Demand from A24 on ...

Sonoya Mizuno Joins Kaley Cuoco in HBO Max’s ‘The Flight Attendant’

Sonoya Mizuno Joins Kaley Cuoco in HBO Max’s ‘The Flight Attendant’ “Crazy Rich Asians” actress Sonya Mizuno will join Kaley Cuoco in HBO Max ‘s upcoming dark comic thriller series “The Flight Attendant.” Mizuno will play series regular Miranda, described as a savvy ...

Directing ‘Frozen 2’ Showed Jennifer Lee the Way to Lead Disney Animation

The making of “Frozen 2” (November 22) came at a tumultuous time for Disney Animation, as the film’s writer-director Jennifer Lee succeeded John Lasseter as chief creative officer. You could say that ...

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