What if people made an effort like director Michael Pearce to diversity their cast, staff, partners, etc? It can be done and can make huge difference to the community that is represented. If I see positive movement forward anywhere, it is Hollywood. This was is on Amazon.
I Am Not a Fetish or Model Minority: Redefining What it Means to Be API in the Entertainment Industry Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, we believe that it is imperative that we investigate our cultural messaging surrounding marginalized groups. We carry out a content analysis of 100 films — the 10 top-grossing domestic […]
Stop casting white actors to play Asians maybe? Scarlett Johansson’s casting in ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is just one of the latest examples of a white actor playing an Asian character, a practice that goes back to the earliest days of Hollywood. These casting decisions have made Asians invisible at best and, at worst, the […]
August 10, 2021 Correspondent Ronny Chieng talks to host Roy Wood Jr. about his viral response to a 2016 Fox News segment filled with racist Asian stereotypes, and the dramatic rise in anti-Asian violence in the years since. They’re joined by Norman Chen, CEO and co-founder of Asian-American advocacy group LAAUNCH. #DailyShow #BeyondTheScenes Watch the […]