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Margaret Cho to play herself in ‘The L Word: Generation Q’ Season 3

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  • Margaret Cho will guest star on Season 3 of Showtime’s “The L Word: Generation Q,” along with Joey Lauren Adams, Joanna Cassidy and Kehlani.
  • “The L Word: Generation Q” is a continuation of “The L Word,” which ran on Showtime from 2004 to 2009.
  • Cho will play herself in the upcoming season as a guest host on the “Alice” talk show.
  • Season 3 will be released on Nov. 18.

Margaret Cho is joining Season 3 of Showtime’s “The L Word: Generation Q” as a guest star, along with Joey Lauren Adams, Joanna Cassidy and Kehlani.

“The L Word: Generation Q” is a continuation of “The L Word,” which ran on Showtime from 2004 to 2009. “Generation Q” follows the diverse LGBTQ friend group 10 years down the line as they experience love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks and success in Los Angeles. Several of the actors from the original show — including Jennifer Beals (Bette), Katherine Moenig (Shane) and Leisha Hailey (Alice) — reprise their roles in the sequel, while plenty of new characters have also been introduced.

Ufotable confirms ‘Demon Slayer’ Season 3, reveals two new Hashiras in teaser video

demon slayer season 3 confirmed
  • Japanese animation studio Ufotable announced a third season for the popular anime series “Demon Slayer” via their official Twitter account on Feb. 13.
  • The announcement came with a surprise visual teaser and promotional video of two new characters from the Swordsmith Village – the Love Hashira Genya Shinazugawa and the Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito.
  • The anime’s main character, Demon Slayer Tanjiro Kamado, will encounter the two Hashiras in the third season while on a journey to replace his sword.
  • While “Demon Slayer” Season 2 is currently available to stream on Crunchyroll, the release date of Season 3 and the number of episodes viewers can expect have yet to be announced.

Japanese animation studio Ufotable have confirmed a third season for its popular anime series “Demon Slayer.”

Following the end of Season 2, the studio immediately announced the news via their official Twitter account on Feb. 13 with a visual teaser and video of two new characters in the Swordsmith Village Arc.

Trailer: ‘Crash Landing on You’ star Son Ye-Jin returns to Netflix in new K-drama ‘Thirty-Nine’

thirty nine trailer
  • Korean actor Son Ye-jin, who previously starred in the hit series “Crash Landing on You,” will soon appear alongside Jeon Mi-do and Kim Ji-hyun as a group of best friends in the new Netflix K-drama “Thirty-Nine.”
  • Netflix released the trailer over the weekend for the 12-episode series scheduled to begin its release on Feb. 16.

After making the perilous escape from North Korea in the 2019 hit “Crash Landing on You,” Korean actress Son Ye-jin is returning to Netflix in the new K-drama “Thirty-Nine.”

Netflix recently released the official trailer for the show, which follows the lives of three 39-year-old best friends: Cha Mi-jo, who is played by Son, along with Jeong Chan-young (Jeon Mi-do) and Jang Joo-hee (Kim Ji-hyun).

How ‘The Cleaning Lady’ defies stereotypes about Asian immigrant workers in the U.S.

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  • Fox’s new drama series “The Cleaning Lady” aims to tackle stereotypes about Asian service employees in the U.S.
  • The show features Élodie Yung as Thony De La Rosa, a Cambodian doctor who moves to the U.S. seeking treatment for her son, who has a life-threatening medical condition.
  • Thony’s character and many others in the show are providing voices to represent Asian immigrant workers in the U.S. and to show that they are more than just the stereotypical assumptions.

Miranda Kwok’s “The Cleaning Lady,” the first primetime drama on Fox to star as well as be created and produced by an Asian woman, is defying the stigmas around marginalized Asian service workers in the U.S.

Based on the Argentinian show, “La Chica Que Limpia,” Fox’s new series “The Cleaning Lady,” which features a predominantly Southeast Asian cast, follows the story of Cambodian doctor Thony De La Rosa (played by Élodie Yung) who moves to the U.S. in hopes of finding better treatment for her critically ill, young son. After witnessing a gruesome event committed by a mob, she is offered a chance to work as their cleaning lady and medical professional in exchange for payment that could help fund her son’s medical treatment. 

Awkwafina and Sandra Oh to star as sisters trying to pay off their mother’s gambling debts in comedy film

Awkwafina Sandro Oh Comedy

20th Century Studios have taken over Gloria Sanchez’s untitled sister comedy from Netflix, starring Awkwafina and Sandra Oh. 

The sisters: Awkwafina and Oh will be playing estranged sisters who are forced to reunite and earn money together to pay off their mother’s gambling debts, reports Dateline.  

‘American Born Chinese’ Disney Plus series to be helmed by ‘Shang-Chi’ director Destin Daniel Cretton

American Born Chinese adaptation

“American Born Chinese” is getting a series adaptation on Disney Plus, and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” director Destin Daniel Cretton is set to direct.

What we know so far: The adaptation of Gene Luen Yang’s award-winning 2006 graphic novel was announced by Disney on Oct. 4, with Yang onboard as an executive producer.

Original ‘Squid Game’ doll can be found at a museum in South Korea — but not for long

Squid Game doll

“Squid Game” may be the No. 1 show on Netflix, but it’s a giant animatronic doll that appeared in the first episode that has kept fans of the K-drama up at night.

“Red light, green light”: It turns out that the creepy doll can be found at a horse carriage museum and park just a few hours outside of Seoul in Chungcheongbok-do, South Korea.

‘Squid Game’ has ‘very good chance’ of becoming Netflix’ top show of all time, according to co-CEO

Netflix biggest show might be Squid Game

Netflix U.S.’ No. 1 show as of today, “Squid Game,” is likely to become the platform’s biggest show of all time, according to one of the company’s top executives. 

Hallyu wave: “Squid Game” follows the story of a group of contestants who risk their lives to play in a survival game in hopes of winning the 45.6 billion won (about $38.4 million) prize. The drama went viral, becoming the first Korean series to rank No. 1 on Netflix U.S.  

Arden Cho to star as ‘fierce’ lawyer fighting to become first Asian junior partner at law firm in new Netflix series

Netflix adapts novel

Netflix is developing a series based on Helen Wan’s 2013 novel “The Partner Track,” and starring actor Arden Cho, who is most known for her role on “Teen Wolf,” as the lead.  

About the novel: Wan, who will serve as a consultant on the Netflix production, published the novel “The Partner Track” in 2013 by St. Martin’s Press.

Pulling a fast one on Umma: Sandra Oh reveals she cheated during piano practice when she was a kid to The Linda Lindas

Sandra Oh interviewed by The Linda Lindas

“The Chair” star Sandra Oh recently sat down with the viral all-girl punk band The Linda Lindas for a unique online interview, where she revealed she had cheated when practicing the piano when she was young.

Wholesome moment: The 50-year-old Korean Canadian “Killing Eve” star was ecstatic when she saw Bella, Mila, Lucia and Eloise on the other end of the video call, ET Canada reported.

Lela Lee’s ‘Angry Little Girls’ headed for TV and film adaptations

Lela Lee "Angry Little Girls"

“Angry Little Girls,” the 2000 webcomic from actress, cartoonist and writer Lela Lee, is being adapted into a new television series and several movies.

About the brand: “Angry Little Girls,” whose roots can be traced to a 1994 video called “Angry Little Asian Girl,” follows Kim, a 6-year-old Korean American girl angered by gender and racial stereotypes. For the upcoming adaptations, Lee has partnered with Gamechanger Films, according to Deadline.