In the New York Times, many notable Asian-American actors—Constance Wu, BD Wong, Aziz Ansari, Daniel Dae Kim and more—discussed the obstacles they’ve had in securing parts, pegged to the larger conversation around overall diversity in Hollywood, as well the recent spate of films in which characters written as Asian…
In an interview with Time as part of its Time 100 feature, Priyanka Chopra recalled a moment earlier in her career when a Bollywood producer referred to actresses as “replaceable.”
Shondaland will once again remain the most illustrious amalgamation of TV shows in all the land, because all of them have been renewed for another season on ABC.
ABC’s diversity train is not slowing down with the debut of Quantico, an FBI crime drama starring Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra as a steely female agent. It’s a feminist series led by an Indian actress, which is groundbreaking in itself. Let’s see whether the thriller does, or does not, make viewers tune in.
Last night, between watching Steph Curry and the Warriors lose to LeBron James and the Cavaliers, I caught ads for a new ABC drama called Quantico. It’s supposedly about a female FBI agent—though I think it’s really a soft porn? Maybe of the BDSM fantasy sort?
It’s mad early in the year to be thinking about fall TV, I know. But the whole point of May Upfronts—where networks preview their upcoming programs—is for advertisers and critics (and all you lowly viewers) to get a taste of the best and trashiest shows guaranteed to be on television for decades.