Are you ready for a music competition?!
The Nerds of Color have received an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming episode of Disney+/ Disney Channel’s new original animated series Hailey’s On It. In the episode called “Splatter of the Bands,” Hailey must decide between perfection and fun in order to win a local music festival.
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Disney is preparing to chart a course to a live-action telling of their beloved animated hit, Moana, with voice talents like Dwayne Johnson and Auli’i Cravalho, as well as writer and co-director Jared Bush on board in creative capacities.
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The Power is coming! The highly anticipated series from Prime Video is hitting streaming at the end of the month. The dynamic and gritty sci-fi drama stars Toni Collette, John Leguizamo, Auli’i Cravalho, Toheeb Jimoh, and an ensemble of really talented individuals. And today they’ve dropped a first look at the series!
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A very cool series is coming to Prime Video! And even though it may not be affiliated with Lord of the Rings or The Boys, I think this one has the potential to be one heck of a shocking surprise! Called The Power, it’s based on on the New York Times best-selling novel by Naomi Alderman, and we’ve got your first look right here!
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Rowan Blanchard and Auli’i Cravalho star in Crush. Hulu has shared new first look images at the upcoming film, which is directed by Sammi Cohen and written by Kirsten King and Casey Rackham. Crush premieres on Friday, April 29.
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In Netflix’s new film, All Together Now, Amber Appleton is a musically gifted high schooler with a heart of gold, as she spends her days giving all she can to others, while working towards realizing her potential. However, what her friends and peers don’t know is that she is homeless and is living on a bus with her mother. When the circumstances surrounding her hidden life take a turn for the worst, Amber must learn to accept help from others.
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Originally published at NBC Asian America
I am an avid toy collector, and every few years I like to take stock of the number of action figures that feature Asian American and Pacific Islander characters. When I started doing this in 2009, it was difficult coming up with enough figures to fill out a Top Five list. Fortunately, it has become much easier to populate these lists since AAPI visibility in pop culture has dramatically increased in the intervening years. In fact, I actually had a difficult time winnowing down this year’s list since there are so many AAPI action figures from which to choose! Moreover, nearly every slot on the list is populated by female characters, which hopefully puts to rest the fallacy that girls don’t buy action figures.
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Even though the movie is more than a year away, we cannot contain our excitement for Moana, the newest addition to Disney’s iconic princesses. Set for a Thanksgiving 2016 release, the movie will star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the demigod Maui and 14-year old newcomer Auli’i Cravalho has been tapped to play the titular Princess Moana. That’s right, a Disney Princess movie about Hawaii starring actual Pacific Islander actors in the roles of Pacific Islander characters. And Emma Stone is nowhere to be found!
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