Vanity Fair interviews the legendary James Hong. “My parents obviously wanted me to be something other than an actor. I said, ‘I’ll be an engineer,” because I like to build things.’ I went into the Army for the Korean War. After two years of that, I didn’t know […]
At Vulture, Bilge Ebiri proflies actor Ke Huy Quan from Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022), Indiana Jones & The Temple of Doom (1984) and The Goonies (1985). “It didn’t take long to discover that Hollywood roles for Asian men were few and far between. He did a […]
“The 1-California carries more than just passengers gawking at superheroes in Marvel blockbusters, though. It carries the history and legacy of San Francisco’s Chinese community, its advocacy, and its perseverance. That is, if you know the history.” More at KQED.
Friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs has put together a collection of of her pieces on Asian film artists at Cinebeats! “May is Asian Heritage Month or to be more exact, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To celebrate I decided to collect links to some of […]
“Your guide to AAPI collectives, organizations, film festivals, and more. Find resources, discover talent, support the community.” Click here for more! (Thanks, Stephanie!)
Deadline has a nice interview with veteran actor, James Hong. “Hong’s heroic path through Hollywood included fighting racism, relentlessly advocating for non-stereotypical Asian roles and encouraging others to take up the fight and push through to make necessary change in the entertainment industry.”