It’s a rare big US studio film with an all Asian cast. But here’s why those with ties to Singapore’s local literary scene have mixed feelings about it.
Jack Shaheen, a Lebanese-American, spent decades documenting and criticizing the way the movie and television industry stereotypes Arabs and Middle Easterners. He passed away last week.
During her years as a film star, little was known of Lamarr’s offscreen technological inventions. Now, Hollywood is finally taking notice.
He talks about Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, nostalgia and the tension in “Pulp Fiction.”
For all the controversy around the casting of Matt Damon in a “white savior” role in a story set in ancient China, director Zhang Yimou plainly acknowledges that Damon’s involvement was a Chinese strategy to attract non-Chinese audiences.
#MakeMulanRight. #RyanPotterForTimDrake. #AAIronFist — these campaigns don’t always work perfectly, but they do get people’s attention on diversity.
Victor Kruglov always dreamed of a career in Hollywood. Now he has one, as an agent representing lots of Russian actors and actresses.
This week David Franzoni, the screenwriter for "Gladiator," said in an interview that he wants to cast Leonardo DiCaprio as 13th-century Persian poet Rumi in a new biopic. The suggestion sparked the latest social media debate over "whitewashing" in Hollywood.
The precocious child star who was on stage as an "accountant" at the Oscars didn't know she'd be the butt of an anti-Asian joke when she agreed to take the part. Neither did her mom.