Netflix made Ronny Chieng change the title of his upcoming special because “nobody knows” him, the comedian said in a new interview.
His stand-up tour, which premieres next week, ultimately went with “Asian Comedian Destroys America!” — a fitting choice as he continues to break Asian stereotypes since “The Daily Show” and “Crazy Rich Asians.”
Many Asian fans are apparently not so thrilled after learning that Shang-Chi’s Chinese characters in the comics have a very odd English translation, one that feels completely unfit for a superhero.
Australian-Malaysian actor and comedian, Ronny Chieng, who played Edison “Eddie” Cheng in “Crazy Rich Asians,” took to Twitter to make his suggestion in changing Shang-Chi’s Chinese characters (上氣), which Marvel apparently believed to mean “Rising Spirit.”
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.
People Magazine is being called out after horribly misidentifying Asian actors at a SAG Awards after party.
Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng, who also played Eddie Cheng in “Crazy Rich Asians,” was quick to point out the error in his Instagram story and then a Twitter post.
Comedian Ronny Chieng voiced his thoughts on the value of diversity on the last day of filming Warner Bros.’ upcoming adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s “Crazy Rich Asians”, and he deserves a standing ovation for it.
The Malaysian actor wrote on Facebook: