By Eric Card Northwest Asian Weekly “Ghost in the Shell,” a popular Japanese manga series following a cyborg policewoman, is getting a live-action adaptation set to release in 2017. However, the film is already receiving a heavy dose of backlash over the casting of Scarlett Johansson as its lead character, Major Motoko Kusanagi. This is […]
The 2010 celebrity wall of fame/shame
Unlike last year, 2010 was a pretty successful year for Asian celebrities, particularly in music and television.
Who wants to marry Lucy Liu?
I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season because it looks like our favorite celebrities are! I have plenty of good news this month and a little bit of bad news.
A tragic end for Korean star due to stress
The constant good news only lasted so long. It has been a mixed month for Asian American celebrities and, unfortunately, it ended in tragedy.
Commentary: We need to boycott “The Last Airbender”
These days, many people think that cries of racism are false alarms — after all, we live in a society where race doesn’t matter, right?
Do celebrity endorsements really make a difference?