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‘Mulan’ Actor Tzi Ma Says Asian Actors Are Overlooked in Awards

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“Mulan” live-action star Tzi Ma shined a spotlight on Asian actors are overlooked during award shows as well as the lack of recognition for their work.

Lack of recognition: In a virtual interview with Variety, the 58-year-old Hong Kong American actor expressed his confusion about South Korean mega movie “Parasite” received so many awards, including an Academy Award for Best Picture, but not a single award for acting, Insider reported.

Remy Hii Slams Mixing Up of Asian Actors by the Media as ‘Microaggression’

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Remy Hii took a jab at the media for persistent errors in the identification of Asian actors, describing these mistakes to be forms of “microaggressions.”

The 33-year-old Malaysian Australian actor made his remarks on the red carpet of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards on Wednesday, which he walked with “Crazy Rich Asians” co-star Chris Pang.

The New York Asian Film Festival’s Winter Showcase Puts Asia’s Best Films in the Spotlight

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2018 was a big year for Asian-American films such as “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Searching,” but the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) aimed to spotlight other movies coming out of Asia.

The first night of the festival’s inaugural winter showcase at SVA Theatre in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea on Feb. 1 featured South Korean actress Han Ji-min, who was named the first NYAFF ambassador.

Michelle Yeoh is Officially Getting Her Own ‘Star Trek’ Spin-Off

After a few months of waiting, it has been confirmed that Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh is finally getting her own standalone “Star Trek” spin-off on CBS All Access.

The confirmation came out after “Crazy Rich Asians,” the film in which Yeoh plays strict mother Eleanor Young, won the Best Comedy category at the Critics’ Choice Awards, according to Deadline.