Kevin Kwan believes that America will embrace the “Crazy Rich Asians” movie, which is based on his best-selling novel of the same name. The Singaporean novelist was in Hong Kong recently to promote “Rich People Problems,” the third and last book in his “Crazy Rich” trilogy.
“I just love singing,” enthused Korean soprano Yeonji Lee, making her debut with Seattle Opera in the new production, “An American Dream.” “Singing makes me feel alive. Singing makes my heart beat. Particularly, I like singing because I’m using my whole body to create music.”
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly It’s not everyday that Yo-Yo Ma wants to meet your family. But for Harvard student and Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) fellow Audrey Chen, that actually happened. Taiwanese American and native of Redmond, Chen had the rare opportunity to meet and perform with Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble in […]
After watching the movie, I am in consensus with Shannon Lee, daughter and CEO of Bruce Lee Company, who stated, “I think this film is a step backward for Asians in film, not to mention that the portrayal of Bruce Lee is inaccurate and insulting.
Associated Press Actor Ed Skrein has given up up his role in the new “Hellboy” reboot after complaints of “whitewashing” due to the fact that the character he would portray is Asian in the comic books. “Last week it was announced that I would be playing Major Ben Daimio in the upcoming Hellboy reboot,” Skrein […]
“For us to make a change for own Asian American community and for our artists and filmmakers, we have to get up from behind the desk or couch, and go out and support art and film that represents you. …
Wolf Warriors 2 (WW2) has currently made over $768.5 million (including online ticketing fees) at the box office and has taken the crown from The Mermaid as China’s highest grossing movie and surpassed Avatar’s $760.5 million (U.S. domestic gross) in only 24 days.
An India-based media technology company said it regrets the recent leak of an episode of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones” by four of its current and former employees.
By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “War is hell,” hissed the local writer Jack Cady once, at a public reading — extra hissing on the hell. He’d never fought in a war, but he’d read and heard plenty. He knew soldiers, and he’d read soldiers’ stories. And every so often, we need a reminder that […]
By Tim Gruver NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Thousands of Chinese men sought their fortunes in the California gold mines of 19th century America, but many only found work laying the tracks of the great transcontinental railroads. Constructed from 1863 to 1869, the first transcontinental railroad was celebrated as the country’s gateway to the American West. This […]