• Michelle Yeoh Recalls Hollywood Quota System: ‘We Can't Have Two Minorities' in the Same Film

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    “Crazy Rich Asians” star Michelle Yeoh recalled her challenges as an Asian actress starting out in Hollywood in the 1990s - including what she described as an apparent quota system for nonwhite performers.
    “When I first came to do movies here, I remember very specifically someone said, ‘If we cast an African-American lead, there's no way we can cast you, because we can't have two minorities,'” Yeoh said in an interview with GQ .
    The Malaysian Chinese actress also said she found herself turning down roles that continuously asked her to play “fragile Asian women” or the “Ming Wave”...
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  • Crazy Rich Asians Makes Some Big Changes To The Book's Ending

    Crazy Rich Asians Makes Some Big Changes To The Book's Ending

    2 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Jon M. Chu's Crazy Rich Asians movie makes a number of changes to the story of Kevin Kwan's novel, especially when it comes to the ending. Hollywood has been adapting books to the big screen for decades, but how much a movie changes the events or characters of its source material varies greatly. In the case of Crazy Rich Asians , Chu's movie - with a script by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim - actually stays pretty close to the book. The movie even keeps Kwan's first scene, a prologue of sorts set decades before the main events of the film. The bulk of Crazy Rich Asians follows the love...
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