Writer and producer Marilyn Fu is bringing Vincent Chin’s story to life in a limited series from Amazon Studios and First Look Media’s Topic Studios.
Chin, 27, was killed in 1982 in Detroit by two former autoworkers who believed he was Japanese and responsible for taking their jobs.
Amazon has come under fire for selling Chinese costumes that are advertised with models in yellowface.
At least one of the costumes is sold by a brand called Widmann, which calls the product an “Oriental Chinese Fancy Dress.”
A 32-year-old woman from Tampa, Florida, was arrested for taking advantage of a loophole in Amazon’s return policy and earned more than $100,000.
Hoai Tibma was arrested on Tuesday and is facing a second-degree grand theft charge, according to ABC Action News.
A little more than a year after starring as Ali Wong’s love interests in Netflix’s “Always Be My Maybe,” Daniel Dae Kim and Randall Park are teaming up again for an Asian American-led heist movie at Amazon Studios.
The untitled project, based on the script of Young Il Kim (“Billions,” “Rodham” and “Seoul Girls”), will reportedly focus on high school friends who reunite “in a nod to the classic, fun ensemble heist films.”
A father-of-two in California has died after contracting COVID-19 while working for Amazon.
Harry Sentoso, 63, joined the company late March when it sought at least 100,000 workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Fresh from being laid off from his former job, Sentoso started working at a delivery center in Irvine on March 29, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Jimmy O. Yang will join the stellar cast of Netflix’s highly anticipated TV series “Space Force” launching on May 29.
Amazon is once again expanding its reach to India by launching a new service called Audible Suno.
The audiobook company Audible, which is now owned by Amazon, introduced the free service that allows “streaming that gives unlimited access to Audible exclusive audio entertainment,” which includes “200,000 Hindi and English audiobooks and exclusive members-only global shows.”
Amazon has added a new Echo device to its speaker models designed specifically for the India market.
Last Wednesday, the e-commerce company launched the Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Edition, which provides up to 10 hours of continuous music playback time and is another way to get Alexa anywhere in the house.
Chinese netizens are furious at Amazon after discovering T-shirts supporting the Hong Kong protests being sold on its website.
The items, which have gone viral on Weibo, feature slogans such as “Free Hong Kong” and “Make Hong Kong Free Again.”
Daniel Dae Kim is not only an actor but also serves as producer and director for his company 3AD, which recently signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios.
Amazon has greenlit a Japanese adaptation of ABC’s reality dating series “The Bachelorette.”
Prime Video ordered the show on Wednesday with at least 20 other new and returning international series from Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Spain and the U.K, The Wrap reported.
Bristol Novelty, a third-party online store in Amazon, is receiving backlash for using a racial slur in one of their product names.
In one of their ads on Amazon, the online store describes one product – a costume of a Chinese-themed hat with a fake pigtail – as a “Chinaman hat with pigtail.”