The new Netflix drama series by Brad Falchuk’s company Falchuk Teley-Vision, The Brothers Sun, has been greenlit for production. Set in Los Angeles and Taiwan, the eight-episode series features an all-Asian writers room and all-Asian cast — and stars Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All At Once).Continue reading “Michelle Yeoh Leads Cast of Netflix’s ‘The Brothers Sun’”
Paramount Pictures has been on fire this year! With hits like Scream, Jackass Forever, Sonic 2, and now the mega blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick, the studio has pulled off one of the most impressive comebacks in the history of studio market shares imaginable. In the past three years, they rocketed from a #6 rank to a #1 rank this year on the strength of their slate and the quality of their movies! Will they keep the streak going with the animated comedy Paws of Fury? We’ll let you be the judge.Continue reading “New Trailer for ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’”
Gold House — the leading Asian and Pacific Islander changemaker community that unites, invests in, and promotes API creative and companies — has announced its annual A100 List. The list recognizes the 100 APIs that have impacted American culture and society during the last year. Gold House has also revealed that for the first time ever, these honorees will be honored and celebrated in person!Continue reading “Gold House Has Shared the 2022 A100 List and will Launch the First-Ever Gold Gala”
Today, Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies dropped a trailer for their upcoming animated movie called Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank. The movie features the voices of Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Cera, George Takei, and Michelle Yeoh among others.Continue reading “New Trailer for ‘Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank’”
Reading the synopsis for the Daniels’ Everything Everywhere All At Once, it already hints at a story that starts off simple enough that immediately takes a left turn: An overwhelmed, middle aged woman is trying to file her taxes when she suddenly finds herself in the position of having to save the world, by borrowing skills from her multiple alternative universes.Continue reading “‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Explores the Multiverse with Chaotic, Emotional Range”
It has been over twenty years since actor Ke Huy Quan was last seen on the big screen. Although he made a brief return in a supporting role in Netflix’s 2021 family adventure, Finding Ohana, Quan’s full comeback came in the form of a leading role in A24’s sci-fi drama, Everything Everywhere All At Once.Continue reading “Ke Huy Quan On Returning to Hollywood and Reclaiming His Name”
Stephanie Hsu has it all.
She’s a talented singer with credits from Broadway. Her comedic timing on Comedy Central’s Nora From Queens and Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is perfect. She’s absolutely stunning. And, best of all, she’s humble and really a great person to chat with.Continue reading “Stephanie Hsu Finds Beauty in the Chaos of ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’”
On a new episode of Hard NOC Life, Keith, Britney, and Dominic welcome action designers Chris Cowan and Yung Lee to talk about their work on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings! The crew also break down the latest What If and the anime-inspired Star Wars: Visions!Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 236: Designing the Action of ‘Shang-Chi’ (with Chris Cowan and Yung Lee)”
Recently and on their own initiative, my 11-year old child became interested in Greek mythology. As a single co-parent father continually desperate for reasons to relate to and bond with my child, this delighted me, because by coincidence I became infatuated with Greek myths when I was young. As a broke Vietnamese refugee nerd kid, I’d go to the Franklin library and read up about the messed up Gods, the flawed heroes, the fantastic creatures.Continue reading “Why Asian Americans Feel Compelled to Defend ‘Shang-Chi’”
Now that it’s breaking box office records, Keith, Britney, and Dominic are joined by HK cinema and martial arts movie expert Raymond Chow to break down Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings on a new episode of Hard NOC Life.Continue reading “Hard NOC Life 233: Did ‘Shang-Chi’ Live Up to the Hype?”
Whether it’s an overall sense of fatigue from mainstream audiences who aren’t into comic book films, or perhaps a general sense of pandemic malaise from folks unsatisfied with the state of entertainment these days, it seems like the momentum and good will the MCU has cultivated the past 12 years has turned to mixed sentiment for most of this year.Continue reading “NOC Review: ‘Shang-Chi’ is Spectacular”
Marvel Studios just released Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings character posters. The posters features Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), Katy (Awkwafina), Xialing (Meng’er Zhang), Jiang Nan, and Wenwu (played by legends Michelle Yeoh and Tony Leung, respectively). It also includes the Death Dealer, who we have no idea who plays them.Continue reading “‘Shang-Chi’ Gets Up Close and Personal With Character Posters”
Marvel Studios released an all-new featurette titled “Destiny” for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. In the two-minute clip, producer Kevin Feige, stars Simu Liu and Awkwafina, and director Destin Daniel Cretton talk about Shang-Chi’s backstory and his connection to the Ten Rings and the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a whole.Continue reading “New Featurette & Poster Offer More Details on Shang-Chi’s Backstory”
Marvel Studios is really kicking up the promotion for the September release of the anticipated film, Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings.
In the new promo called Need, after going into hiding from his past, Shang-Chi (played by a very ripped Simu Liu) is found by his father, Wenwu (Tony Leung), the leader of the Ten Rings, who wants his son to be his right-hand man and eventually take his place. Shang-Chi doesn’t want to follow that path. In a voiceover, Wenwu tells his son, ‘You can’t outrun your destiny.’Continue reading “New ‘Shang-Chi’ Promo Teases Family Drama and Shirtless Simu”
If there were two words I would use to describe Gunpowder Milkshake it would be “wasted talent.”
I really wanted to like this one. These are some of the finest actresses ever to grace the screen. Karen Gillan is a badass. Lena Headey is incredible. Angela Bassett is a talent powerhouse. Carla Gugino has always been one of the most underrated character actresses ever. And Michelle Yeoh is simply a legend. But unfortunately the awkward direction of this movie fails them hard in a film that should absolutely be better than it actually is.Continue reading “NOC Review: This ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ is Unfortunately Bland”
Gunpowder Milkshake director Navot Papushado feels blessed when he brings up the cast of his upcoming action film starring Karen Gillan, Lena Heady, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, Carla Gugino, Chloe Coleman, and Paul Giamatti.Continue reading “NOC Interview: ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Director Navot Papushado”
During ESPN’s Broadcast of NBA Countdown before Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, Marvel Studios released a brand new trailer for Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. The film features Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), a young super hero and martial artist whose journey of self-discovery unfolds in this never-before-seen origin story.Continue reading “New ‘Shang-Chi’ Trailer Displays the Power of the Ten Rings”
Netflix released new images of the badass characters from their upcoming action film, Gunpowder Milkshake. The images are of the film’s stars Karen Gillan, Lena Heady, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, and Angela Bassett — all holding dangerous weapons of their choice.Continue reading “‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Character Posters and Their Weapons of Choice”
Netflix recently released the trailer and poster for the upcoming action film Gunpowder Milkshake. In the film that has the ultimate team-up of Karen Gillan, Carla Gugino, Lena Headey, Michelle Yeoh, and Angela Bassett, we can expect so much bad-assery.Continue reading “‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Trailer and Poster Shows Just How Killer These Women Are”
Netflix’s anticipated action film Gunpowder Milkshake dropped their trailer early this morning and our jaws just dropped.Continue reading “‘Gunpowder Millshake’ Trailer is Filled with Explosive Action”
We have news about the anticipated film Gunpowder Milkshake starring ALL OF OUR FAVORITE PEOPLE, including Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Chloe Coleman, and Paul Giamatti. For the past year, we have been seeing images and videos posted by the stars themselves and with no information regarding the film itself.
We finally got something! Cue the “We did it, Joe” gif!
Last Christmas really tried.
It really did.
It had the makings of a cute, cheesy Christmas romantic comedy. The film stars Emilia Clarke as a 20-something Londoner who lost her moral way after a life-changing surgery and Henry Golding as the man who helps her find her way back. It had the perfect cheesy formula and all perfectly wrapped during Christmas. The film even had a great supporting cast with Michelle Yeoh and Emma Thompson.
What many were hoping for a story similar to Love Actually (which Thompson also starred in) ended up with an awkward coming-of-age Brexit Christmas story.
Hard NOC Life this week to break down the news of the 2019 Oscar nominations!