Your lola could be featured in an upcoming Disney film!
A listing on the acting job portal Project Casting indicates that Walt Disney Studios is currently seeking an elderly Filipino woman for a future movie.
Asian celebrities are criticizing a casting call for a Chinese or Korean mother with a child or children who both/all must fit a set of criteria leaning on Western beauty standards.
The casting notice, which came from the New York City-based Paladino Casting, explicitly seeks talents who have “clean, white and pinky” skin with “no dots or circles,” as well as eyes that “although almond-shaped,” must not be “too down-turned” and not monolid.
Jessica Henwick, who starred in Netflix’s “Iron Fist,” went through a grueling six months of auditioning and almost played Rey in the latest “Star Wars” trilogy.
The 27-year-old “Game of Thrones” alum told reporters that she spent six months auditioning for the role of Rey in “Star Wars” which eventually went to actress Daisy Ridley.
Marvel Studios is reportedly on the hunt for an openly gay Asian male lead for its upcoming film “The Eternals.”
That Hashtag Show reports that the role is purportedly for a character described as “intellectual, emotional, and has a strong sense of family.”
Michelle Yeoh has been officially tapped to play a role in the much awaited sequels to James Cameron’s “Avatar.”
According to Deadline, the 56-year-old Malaysian actress will play the role of scientist Dr. Karina Mogue, as announced via the official social channels of the film franchise.
Casting announcement for a new CBS show left people confused and eventually disappointed after learning that it will not center on an interracial romance as they had expected.
On Friday, Deadline posted a tweet announcing that Chinese Malaysian actor Ronny Chieng and British Nigerian actress Susan Wokoma were cast in “Super Simple Love Story,” an upcoming romantic comedy pilot from CBS.