EA recently revealed that Bruce Lee will be a playable character in the upcoming UFC video game. How has this news faired? Controversial to say the least.
Named a must-read by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Guardian, Kevin Kwan’s 2013 debut novel about a group of Singaporean elite, Crazy Rich Asians, is set to be adapted onto the big screen.
Steven Yeun of ‘The Walking Dead’ will be executive producing and starring as a North Korean defector in a film adaptation of Kang Chol Hwan’s memoir ‘The Aquariums of Pyongyang.’
Despite the growing number of Asian Americans in the rap and hip-hop landscape today, it’s still difficult to come by a female API artist in the industry. But if you do, you’ll undoubtedly come across the name Ruby Ibarra.
While it’s been a great year for Asian American talents in television with the orders of ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ and ‘Selfie,’ AA actors have also been landing some breakout roles in Hollywood blockbusters thanks to young adult novels.
We’ve all seen the atrocities of Western appropriation of Asian culture in many music videos, such as Nicki Minaj’s “Your Love” and Gwen Stefani’s “Harajuku Girls.” But what about music videos that exhibit Asian culture without degrading it to Oriental set dressing?
Love horror films? Paranoid that one day you’ll be murdered by a serial killer? Well, good news! Filmmakers Viet Ngyuen and Christopher Dinh are making a feature-length version of their famed YouTube, comedy-horror short – Crush the Skull.
Globally acclaimed for his iconic, anime-inspired artworks, Takashi Murakami will be treating the U.S. to his latest venture, his debut feature film — Jellyfish Eyes. Starting from this month to early June, the film will be touring in select art museums in eight U.S. cities. Continue reading “Takashi Murakami’s Debut Film ‘Jellyfish Eyes’ Embarks on U.S. Tour”
After some fierce negotiations, ABC has finally closed a deal with 20th Century Fox TV and picked up the single-camera comedy Fresh Off the Boat. This is a big day for the Asian American entertainment world since the last AA family comedy to air on network prime-time TV was Margaret Cho‘s All American Girl, which aired 20 years ago and got cancelled after only 19 episodes.
HBO recently announced that Will Yun Lee has been casted for a major recurring role on the final season of the supernatural drama, True Blood.