The Cannes Film Festival is the world's premium showcase of both cinema and fashion. Which Asian stars have shone on the red carpet this year and who hasn't? Lifestyle rounds them up.
Asia Staff Tue. The Cannes Film Festival season is upon us! The week long star-studded extravaganza has the biggest names in the film industry from all of the world, flying over to showcase their best works.
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Something wonderful is going on in Hollywood during this award season. Have you noticed the constant spotlight beamed on Asian American onscreen talents? Is this the beginning of their golden opportunities in Hollywood?
Many Asian countries are reaching the peak of success by leaving their mark all over the world be it through the economic, technologic, political or even entertainment sector. Asian artistes have been in Hollywood movies for many years, but back in the old days, they are often portrayed as villains, nerds, sexists and racists due to our 'strict yet traditional' culture. Also, we are also known for our martial arts apparently.
To put that into perspective, many of the younger Asian American audience members who will excitedly descend upon theaters to watch the Warner Bros. Instead, over the past few years, many films based on stories that are largely centered around Asian characters have been whitewashed in castingmuch to the chagrin of hundreds of thousands of Asian Americans who rarely ever see a face like theirs onscreen. Chu calls it, toward more inclusive casting and storytelling, fewer stereotypes and tokenism.
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Exciting things are in store for Marvel in the next two years, but what's really got our attention is the inclusion of Asian celebrities in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Liu is best known for his role as Jung in Canadian comedy series Kim's Convenience. Speaking at a panel at the event, Liu revealed that he was cast in the role barely a week before the announcement was made.