- Korean Canadian actor Sandra Oh is set to narrate PBS’ documentary “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March.”
- The documentary, produced by Repartee Films LLC in association with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), examines “the rise of anti-Asian racism and documents a growing movement to fight back and stop the hate” following the events of the 2021 Atlanta spa shootings.
- “The tragedy of the Atlanta shootings and the events of the past two years have compelled a deep reflection within the community about our place in the American polity. It has galvanized the Asian American community to speak up and speak out," director Titi Yu said in a recent press release.
- “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March” is set to premiere on Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.
“Killing Eve” star Sandra Oh has been tapped to narrate “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March,” a PBS documentary exploring the rising anti-Asian hate in the United States following the 2021 spa shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead.
The documentary, which will premiere on Oct. 17, examines “the rise of anti-Asian racism and documents a growing movement to fight back and stop the hate” following the events of last year’s Atlanta spa shootings where six Asian women were killed.
- Harry Shum Jr. will join the main cast of “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 19.
- Shum, 40, will play Daniel “Blue” Kwan, a “sharp-witted, impatient and brilliant” first-year surgical resident, according to Deadline.
- “He is generous by nature but competitive to a fault, naturally gifted, and used to winning at everything," Shum’s character description says. “A family crisis interfered with his career plans and now he's got a lot to prove."
- Other newcomers to the show include Adelaide Kane, Alexis Floyd, Niko Terho and Midori Francis.
- “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 19 is set to premiere on ABC on Oct. 6.
“Glee” and “Shadowhunters” alum Harry Shum Jr. will be joining “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 19 as one of the show’s five new first-year surgical residents.
Shum, 40, will play Daniel “Blue” Kwan, a “sharp-witted, impatient and brilliant” resident, Deadline reported. The other new residents at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital will be played by Adelaide Kane, Alexis Floyd, Niko Terho and Midori Francis.
- The latest episode of “Grey’s Anatomy,” titled “Stronger Than Hate,” features a victim of an anti-Asian hate crime who is brought to the Grey Sloan Memorial hospital in need of surgery.
- In the operating room, the series’ hospital staff share a conversation of the hardships they faced as Asian Americans, including the sense of being seen as “foreign.”
- Nurse Bokhee, a long recurring character on the show with very few speaking roles, delivers a powerful statement in the scene: “We are Americans.”
Nearing the end of its 18th season, ABC’s long-running medical series “Grey’s Anatomy” has showcased virtually every ailment that’s ever required treatment. In the latest episode, a poignant scene references the harsh reality Asian Americans have faced since the onset of the pandemic: a surge in targeted hate and violence.
Titled “Stronger Than Hate,” Episode 18 of the latest season features a victim of an anti-Asian hate crime who is brought to the Grey Sloan Memorial hospital in need of surgery. In the operating room, the series’ hospital staff discuss what it means to be Asian American.
Sandra Oh appeared on “Sunday Today” with Willie Geist to open up about her “traumatic” sudden rise to fame as Dr. Christina Yang on “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Loss of privacy: Oh, 50, revealed she lost her privacy when the ABC medical drama series became a massive success, CNN reported.
Alex Landi, the first Asian male surgeon in “Grey’s Anatomy,” has expressed his goal of getting representation “right” in a recent podcast.
Speaking to Travis Mills on Apple Music’s Beats 1, Landi shared that he’s happy to play Dr. Nico Kim, who also happens to be the show’s first openly gay male character.