The Nerds of Color knows all about a “Hard Knock Life” since we named a podcast after the classic song from Annie. On December 2, it’ll be a hard knock life for the whole world as NBC brings the Broadway classic to live television with Annie Live!Continue reading “The Cast of ‘Annie Live’ Discuss Bringing the Broadway Classic to Live TV”
Disney’s Original Movie Spin finally premieres tonight on The Disney Channel.
As the official NOC Kid Reporter, I got to chat virtually with Disney’s Spin stars Avantika and Michael Bishop about the importance of Spin showcasing the first South Asian family leading a Disney Original Movie; both Avantika and Bishop’s love of music, Indian food, and their characters.Continue reading “Avantika and Michael Bishop Share Their Love of Music and Food in Disney’s ‘Spin’”
Disney’s Original Movie Spin tells the story of Indian American teenager Rhea as she navigates through school, Coding Club, her friends, her family, and working at the family restaurant. She discovers her passion of music through an aspiring DJ named Max who shows her the ropes of the turntables. She is a natural at it!Continue reading “Abhay Deol and Aryan Simhadri on the Importance of Family in Disney’s ‘Spin’”
It’s hard being a teenager. You’re trying to figure out who you are and where you were meant to become. It sounds difficult, but it’s actually not when you are surrounded by the friends who help you along the way. We always need our friends for support and to let us know when we’re in the wrong. That’s what Anna Cathcart, Kerri Medders, and Jahbril Cook are in this Friday’s Disney Original Movie, Spin.Continue reading “Anna Cathcart, Kerri Medders, and Jahbril Cook Talk about Their Characters in Disney’s ‘Spin’”
As the NOC Kid Reporter, I got to chat with director Manjari Makijany about Disney’s upcoming film, Spin. It stars Avantika as Rhea, an Indian American teen whose life of coding and working at her family’s restaurant is turned upside down when she discovers her passion for creating DJ mixes that blend her South Asian culture and the world around her. And, she’s a natural. She just needs to figure it out if she could fit it in her busy schedule.Continue reading “Director Manjari Makijany on How Important ‘Spin’ is for Little Indian Girls Everywhere”
Hades Gonna Hate!
With the upcoming release of Descendants: The Royal Wedding, Booboo Stewart (Jay) and Cheyenne Jackson (Hades) sat down with me to talk about their roles in the film, what it was like doing voice work versus live action, and how they get into character.Continue reading “Booboo Stewart and Cheyenne Jackson on ‘Descendants: The Royal Wedding’”
Julian Lerner is all about having fun, especially when he was on the set of Netflix’s Yes Day.Continue reading “Julian Lerner on Netflix’s ‘Yes Day’ and THAT Car Wash Scene”
There are celebrities and there are Hollywood legends. It’s not every day that The Nerds of Color gets to interview the latter. But I’m thrilled to say that recently, The Nerds of Color was actually able to sit down with two of the most iconic legends on the planet; A duo whose career pre-dates the filmography of icons like Scorsese, Coppola, and Spielberg, and whose work would revolutionize the way we look at cartoon violence!
That’s right, I’m talking about Tom and Jerry!Continue reading “The NOC’s Kid Reporter Takes on ‘Tom and Jerry’”