Kelly Marie Tran to Star in, Produce Biopic on Activist Amanda Nguyen (Exclusive)
Kelly Marie Tran is developing a biopic about one of her close friends, the civil rights activist Amanda Nguyen, alongside Significant Productions and Madica Productions. The Star Wars and Raya and the Last Dragon actor is attached to star as Nguyen in a feature that would depict her transformation from a survivor of college sexual […]
Omar Sy in Talks to Star in Netflix ‘Yasuke’ Event Series From 21 Laps, Significant Productions (Exclusive)
Netflix is developing another version of Yasuke and teaming up with some familiar collaborators to do it. The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned that Lupin star Omar Sy is in talks to play the real-life legend, an African man brought to feudal Japan under enslavement who became the country’s first non-Japanese samurai, in a new […]
Musician Eric Nam to Star in Psychological Thriller From Significant Productions, Endeavor Content and AUM Group (Exclusive)
Singer-songwriter Eric Nam will make his acting debut in Transplant, the new feature from Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi’s Significant Productions (Fruitvale Station, Sorry to Bother You). Nam, an Atlanta native who built a successful career in the Korean entertainment industry as a solo artist and host before returning stateside in recent years, stars […]
Gemma Chan, Nina Yang Bongiovi Developing Anna May Wong Biopic With Working Title Films (Exclusive)
Hollywood’s first Chinese American movie star is finally getting the spotlight, a century after her heyday. Gemma Chan and producer Nina Yang Bongiovi are teaming with Working Title Films to develop a biopic of Anna May Wong, the golden age icon whose career brought her international recognition even as she continued to face opportunity limitations […]
Multicultural Film Fund Launches With Nina Yang Bongiovi, Gold House Leaders
Producer Nina Yang Bongiovi, several Gold House founders and other Asian American film and technology leaders have launched AUM Group, a new multicultural film fund.
How California’s Asian-American Legislators Made the Film Tax Credit’s Diversity Provisions Happen
How Asian-American legislators led the drive for the California film tax credit's new diversity provisions.
Awkwafina, Hasan Minhaj, Chrissy Teigen Selected to Inaugural A100 List of Influential Asian Americans
The selection committee included Forest Whitaker, Pharrell Williams and Janice Min.