James Hong, Veteran Actor Receives His Star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame! 2022 is a Year of Great Firsts for Asian Americans in Hollywood

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Wednesday, 12 October 2022

James Hong, Veteran Actor Receives His Star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame! 2022 is a Year of Great Firsts for Asian Americans in Hollywood
October 12, 2022 Hollywood By Suzanne Joe Kai   2022 is year of great firsts for Asian Americans in Hollywood. Veteran actor, producer and director James Hong finally has received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in Los Angeles.                                                          Congratulations to James Hong! Co-starring in...

American Born Chinese coming to Disney+ in 2023

Posted by Suzanne Kai on Sunday, 14 August 2022.

American Born Chinese screen 072"American Born Chinese", an exciting, groundbreaking series is slated to premiere in 2023. The Disney+ series was introduced to the Asian American Journalists Association's National Convention this summer. The convention was attended by more than 1,500 journalists from all over the world. 

The Disney+ series is based on Gene Luen Yang's award-winning graphic novel. The main character, Jin Wang, played by actor Ben Wang, navigates supernatural action-comedy adventures between his immigrant family life and teenage life at school. His journey is propelled into a realm of Chinese mythological gods and creatures when he meets a new foreign exchange student.

Cast announcements include Ben Wang (MacGyver), Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once/Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), and Poppy Liu (Better Call Saul). This Disney cast will be directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who also helmed Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. 

The President of Disney Branded Television, Ayo Davis said, "We are delighted to continue our relationship with Melvin Mar and Jake Kasdan and thrilled that Destin Daniel Cretton is set to direct. The team are visionaries in bringing character-driven adventures to life, and we cannot wait for our audience to experience this fantastically memorable and imaginative adaptation of the graphic novel. This is a great universal story that moves between worlds and explores the impact of culture, identity, and acceptance through the lens of adolescence."










 Suzanne Joe Kai attends the Disney+ American Born Chinese panel at the Asian American Journalists Association National Convention in Los Angeles (L to R): (attendee) Filmmaker/Journalist/Co-Founder Suzanne Joe Kai, Executive Producer Melvin Mar, Executive Producer Kelvin Yu, Writer and Executive producer Gene Luen Yang, and (attendee) KGO-TV San Francisco Senior Producer/Founder AsAm News/Journalist Randall Yip. 


Disney+ Executive, Director of Communications Lakeitcha Thomas with Suzanne Joe Kai











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