Asian people don't care all that much about their exclusion or erasure in Hollywood. They're too busy making movies in their native lands to care, according to an Associated Press article published Thursday about the entertainment industry in Asia.
"Kaori Momoi, who appeared in 'Memoirs of a Geisha,' suggested acting was ultimately about individual talent, not skin color or nationality,"' the AP reported.
Had the wire service managed to pick up a phone and dial
Asian-American actors such as Daniel Dae Kim, Constance Wu or John
For one, Asian-American actors don't
benefit from white privilege that erases ancestral heritage, in pursuit of
The AP tracked down Korean actress Claudia Kim, who most
recently played Dr. Helen
Asian-American actors have been outspoken about
their own visibility, particularly while entertainers of color have taken Hollywood
to task for failing to cast them in roles that yield m
But the challenges of equal representation in continental Asia are also compounded by
Asian-Americans, who are the fastest growing demographic in
the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center, have been
Drawing parallels between U.S.