CHOPSO is Proud to Announce the Nov. 2nd Launch of the World’s First All-Asian, All English-Language Streaming Service

PR Newswire 6 October. CHOPSO will officially launch its subscription-based streaming service on Nov. 2nd with movies, documentaries, short films, TV and digital series. All Asian, all English, 24/7. http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/CHOPSO-is-Proud-to-Announce-the-Nov-2nd-Launch-of-the-World-s-First-All-Asian-All-English-Language-Streaming-Service-With-Esteemed-Partnerships-in-Content-Creation-and-Exhibition-1001739066

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Almost 40 percent of Americans come from minority groups – but this isn’t reflected in Hollywood.  Minorities are underrepresented in feature films by 3:1 in leading roles, 3:1 in directors and 5:1 in writers. Diversity is good for film, as it makes the industry more equitable and opens more doors of opportunity for work. And…

FILMING OF NZ’S FIRST TELUGU LANGUAGE FILM TO START NEXT WEEK

Written by Rizwan Mohammad published on Indian Weekender, SEP 28, 2017 ‘7-Steps’ or ‘Edu Adugulu’ will be made under the banner of Moksh movies and is directed by Santosh Tukkapuram. The shoot will commence in early October that includes exotic locations of New Zealand such as Queenstown, Rotorua and Auckland. 7 Adughulu is directed by Santhosh Tukkapuram who has vast experience…

Michelle Yeoh Keeps Accent. Star Trek Discovery premieres Sunday

Written by Ed Diokno published on AsAm News, SEP 22, 2017 When people first hear Captain Philippa Georgiou speak, they’ll definitely notice her accent. That’s actress Michelle Yeoh’s real accent. The Malaysian-born Yeoh said the producers and show runners of Star Trek Discovery, the latest iteration of the Star Trek franchise, embraced the accent, which she describes as a cross between…

An Urdu Film Was Just Chosen As England’s Official Submission To The Oscars

Written by Iman Zia published on MangoBaaz, SEP 19, 2017 Something extraordinary is happening. Pakistani cinema is slowly unfurling around the world, and now a Pakistani film has been chosen as Britain’s official submission for the foreign-language category at the 90th Academy Awards. ‘My Pure Land’ directed by British Pakistani filmmaker Sarmad Masud, has been chosen as…

Do No Harm qualifies for Oscars

Published on Screen NZ, SEP 13, 2017 Roseanne Liang’s Sundance-premiered short Do No Harm is named in the top ten films selected by Manhattan Short, automatically qualifying for Academy consideration. The films were selected from a record 1615 submissions. Liang’s short was supported under the NZFC’s Premiere Shorts scheme, and tells the back-story of a character from…

Daniel Dae Kim in Talks to Replace Ed Skrein in ‘Hellboy’ Reboot (Exclusive)

Written by Bory Kit, SEP 11, 2017, published on The Hollywood Reporter Skrein left the project after an outcry over whitewashing an Asian-American character. Daniel Dae Kim, who recently left CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, is in negotiations to join the cast of Lionsgate and Millennium’s Hellboyreboot.Kim will step into the role left vacant by Ed Skrein after an…

An Asian Actor Defended Her Decision To Change Her Surname And People Love Her Honesty

Written by Rachael Krishna, AUG 31, 2017 published by BuzzFeed News On Tuesday, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Chloe Bennet took to Instagram to praise actor Ed Skrein for pulling out of the Hellboy reboot after he was accused of whitewashing a role. She reposted Skrein’s statement explaining his decision with a comment praising him for doing so. Instagram  Bennet wrote: “DAMN, that’s a…