We are living in a time where ‘whitewashing’ is continuing to happen in Hollywood films, and people everywhere are getting sick and tired of it. Why can’t Hollywood stick with the script and correctly cast Asian people to star in Asian roles? One film aims to change that with the first ever American produced film […]
The legendary Kung Fu actor, Jackie Chan, recently made a visit to the Bay Area, with a pitstop at Google in Mountain View, followed by the San Francisco Chronicle. While at the SF Chronicle, Chan did a brief live Facebook video interview with Peter Hartlaub, a Chronicle Pop Culture Critic. Jackie Chan holds a Chronicle […]
Daniel Wu joins the main cast of Geostorm as Cheng, the Hong Kong-based supervisor for the Dutch Boy Program. This movie will hit theaters Oct. 20.
After a successful theater debut with the movie ‘IT’, producer Roy Lee landed a deal to produce an adaptation of the popular Japanese sci-fi series, Ma.K, for Warner Bros studios. Embed from Getty Images Ma.K, also known as Maschinen Krieger ZbV 3000, proved to be a very popular franchise in Japan. The series was influenced by films […]
It’s nice to slowly see more Asian representation in mainstream media. Michelle Yeoh is boldly going where no Asian woman has gone before. In “Star Trek: Discovery” premiering Sunday on CBS, Michelle Yeoh will be playing Captain Georgiou of the starship Shenzhou. Viewers around the world who look up to, and look like, the Malaysian-born […]
Daniel Dae Kim is in talks to replace Ed Skrein in Lionsgate’s “Hellboy” reboot starring David Harbour. The studio was quick to replace Skrein after the actor exited the film in late August following public backlash, which reignited conversations about whitewashing in Hollywood, over him being cast in a role that was originally an Asian […]
Will Smith teases a photo from the set of Disney’s Aladdin remake, featuring: Aladdin (Mena Massoud), Jasmin (Naomi Scott), Jafar (Marwan Kenzari), and Genie (Will Smith). Disney also recently announced 2 new additions to the cast. Prince Anders, a role written specifically for the remake, will be played by Billy Magnussen. This decision, however, has been […]
The official release of the ‘Birth of the Dragon’ Bruce Lee movie is now out in theaters. We had a chance to attend the press conference and private screening. During the press conference located at the Chinese Hospital in San Francisco (where Bruce Lee was born), we had the chance to listen to Director George […]
On August 21st, actor Ed Skrein announced that he had accepted a role in the upcoming “Hellboy” reboot. A week later, he resigned from the role. Skrein had been cast as Ben Daimio, an employee of the fictional Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. Best known for his role as Ajax in 2016’s “Deadpool,” Skrein seems like […]
Check out the latest documentary available now on iTunes and Netflix. About the film: Although it started in the South Bronx among African-American and Latino youths in the ’70s, hip-hop culture today has transcended all racial and language boundaries. From the slums of France to nationally televised programs in Korea, rappers have emerged as legitimate […]
The movie industry in Vietnam is growing rapidly fast. We had a chance to attend the red carpet premiere here in the US at the Irvine Spectrum in Orange County to get a glimpse of the film and also get a quick interview with the lead actor, producer and director. It was a packed event […]
Makoto Shinkai’s new film, ‘Your Name,’ or ‘Kimi no Na wa,’ in Japan, is the highest-grossing anime film of all time, overtaking Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away,’ and the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time in Japan. This movie will be out in US Theaters April 7th.
Based off the Japanese Manga, Ghost in the Shell will feature actress Scarlett Johansson in theaters March 30th.
Meet Ludi Lin, whose playing Zach Taylor, the Black Ranger, in the new reboot of The Power Rangers. (Thank Goodness, they didn’t make him the Yellow Ranger!) You may also recognize the actor from the Netflix series Marco Polo as Batbayer. The Power Rangers franchise became a pop culture hit after its debut in the early […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Constance Wu, who currently plays Jessica Huang on the hit show “Fresh Off the Boat” is currently in talks to star in, “Crazy Rich Asians,” an upcoming film from the book written by Kevin Kwan. Fresh Off the Boat is currently in it’s 3rd season. This is big news for the […]