Star Trek Day 2022: A Celebration of Family and Belonging

On Wednesday, September 8, 2022, the Star Trek fandom community and many of the stars and creators of that universe marked the 56th anniversary of The Original Series’ premiere with a teaser-filled celebration at Los Angeles’ Skirball Cultural Center, and The Nerds of Color were there on the star-crowded purple carpet and in the fan-filled theater to witness a gathering that was, underneath it all, about the power of found family and the magic of finding a place in which to belong.

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Eddie Liu on Henry’s Daddy Issues and His Place in the ‘Kung Fu’ Shooby Gang

Eddie Liu suggested this season of Kung Fu should be called “Daddy Issues.”

It seems like everyone – except the Shen family — are dealing with dad problems. Mia’s (Vanessa Yao) father sold her out to Russell Tan (Kee Chan). Juliette (Annie Q) was straight up murdered by her dad — ollowed by Kerwin (Ludi Lin), whose father took over his body as a vessel.

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‘Ms. Marvel’ Creators on Bringing Kamala Khan’s World to the MCU

Ms. Marvel is nearly here! How does one go about translating this beloved character and her story to life? We got to speak with head writer Bisha K. Ali and co-creator Sana Amanat on how they went about doing just that for Kamala’s entry into the MCU.

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The ‘Ms. Marvel’ Supporting Cast on Bringing Kamala Khan’s Friends and Family to Life

As Ms. Marvel approaches our Disney+ screens very soon, we got to sit down with the actors playing Kamala Khan’s family (Saagar Shaikh, Zenobia Shroff, and Mohan Kapur) and friends (Rish Shah, Yasmeen Fletcher, and Matt Lintz) on how they helped bring Kamala’s world to life in the newest MCU series!

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Iman Vellani on Playing Kamala Khan, aka ‘Ms. Marvel’

Ms. Marvel is nearly here! The beloved Pakistani American Muslim character millions already love is making her debut to the MCU with her own series this Wednesday, June 8! And we got to speak with her newcomer star Iman Vellani, Kamala Khan herself!

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ is a Great Entry Point and an Even Greater Legacy Series

What even is a “diehard” Star Wars fan? Back in the early days of the franchise, when it wasn’t a franchise, a “hardcore” fan would be the ones camping out at their local theater the night before — a tent and sleeping bag to fight back the cold. All was worth it to be among the first to see Luke’s adventure come to a triumphant conclusion (for now).

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Chrissy Metz Talks Bringing Kate’s Story to Life on ‘This Is Us’

Chrissy Metz has beautifully brought the character of Kate Pearson to life on screen for six seasons of NBC’s beloved family drama, This Is Us. The award-winning and critically acclaimed drama will air its series finale tonight at 9 PM ET.

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First Trailer and Poster for ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’

Today, Marvel Studios and Disney dropped the first trailer for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law! The highly anticipated Disney+ show is due to hit the streaming platform August 17. See below to check out the trailer and poster for the upcoming series.

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NOC Interview: ‘Halo’ Star Bokeem Woodbine on Being Soren-066

Halo the series set a record as Paramount+’s most-watched series premiere globally in its first 24 hours. And before the first season even debuted, it was greenlit for a second season. I think it’s safe to say it’s a big hit! One of the series’ biggest strengths is the charming and sincere performance from scene stealer and Emmy-nominee Bokeem Woodbine. We were able to get an exclusive interview with the Halo star, as he discussed the show’s latest episode.

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Gavin Stenhouse on Evan’s Rogue Mission and Finding His Place on ‘Kung Fu’

It’s fair to say that Evan (Gavin Stenhouse) has had it rough on The CW’s Kung Fu. In the first season of the series, Evan’s had to deal with the return of his first love Nicky (Olivia Liang); the breakup with his longtime girlfriend; Nicky ultimately choosing Henry (Eddie Liu) over him; and, realizing how shady the District Attorney’s office, where he works, is.

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NOC Exclusive Clip: Dig This New Clip from ‘Halo’ Episode 4

Head’s up Spartans! If you’ve been enjoying Halo on a weekly basis, like I have, then we’ve got a hell of a surprise for you! We are honored to debut for you an exclusive clip from this week’s episode! Click here to check it out!

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Simone Ashley Discusses ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 & the Future of Kanthony

Simone Ashley’s Kate Sharma is here, and she’s not going anywhere.

The Nerds of Color got a chance to speak with Ashley about Bridgerton season 2, what it’s been like seeing the fan reaction, what she’d like to see next when it comes to Kanthony, and more.

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Shannon Dang on Althea’s New Career and ‘Kung Fu’ Family Drama

Kung Fu’s Althea Shen (Shannon Dang) has always been the soft spot of the series. Contrasting the seriousness of her Shaolin master sister Nicky (Olivia Liang) in the first season, Althea brings humor and levity to the series as the bubbly tech guru — with a great fashion sense.

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Brenda Song and Lana Condor Discuss AAPI Representation in Entertainment

The Nerds of Color absolutely loves Brenda Song and Lana Condor! And yesterday, the two leading Asian American actresses had a chance to sit down with one another to discuss their portrayals of multi-faceted Asian women on-screen and the importance of having representation in mainstream media.

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Breaking Down Master Chief with ‘Halo’ Star Pablo Schreiber

It’s here, Spartans! Halo is finally coming to screens everywhere, this Thursday, March 24th on Paramount+. And to celebrate, we were given the chance to sit down with Pablo Schreiber who plays Master Chief, John-117 in the long awaited series adaptation!

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‘Kung Fu’ Star Kee Chan on Finding Humanity in the Villain

It’s hard to not associate the actor with the character they portray on television/film, especially if the character is as sinister and haunting as the enigmatic villain Russell Tan on The CW’s Kung Fu.

Of course, this isn’t the case for actor Kee Chan, who plays Russell Tan. 

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Ian Bohen Discusses His Role on ‘Superman & Lois’

Ian Bohen plays Lieutenant Mitch Anderson in Superman & Lois, which is based on the characters from DC. New episodes air Tuesdays at 8 PM ET on The CW. The following interview will contain spoilers for episode 2×07, Anti-Hero.”

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NOC Interview: Brenda Song on Hulu’s Female-Led Series, ‘Dollface’

Brenda Song portrays Madison Maxwell in the female-driven comedy, Dollface. The new season is now streaming on Hulu! I had an amazing discussion with the actress about which of her past roles she would include in her Dollface inspired friend group, the importance of representation in the media, Madison’s season 2 storyline, and much more. Keep reading for everything she shared with me!

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