“The impact I want to have is to be able to empower a lot of the storytellers of color,” the hip-hop mogul told BuzzFeed News.
Jay Z album? A new Lupita Nyong'o movie? Beyoncé AND Jay Z visual album?!
After 24 years, The Joy Luck Club remains the only Hollywood film to feature a majority Asian-American cast. Now, those behind the 1993 tearjerker tell BuzzFeed News how they pulled off the movie no one thought possible.
After a 14-year gap in her moviemaking career, Patty Jenkins is back with a film about one of the most iconic superheroes of all time. And if Wonder Woman is a hit at the box office, you can expect to see this filmmaker around for a while. Warning: spoilers about Wonder Woman.
"I wanted to do Romeo and Juliet," the Wonder Woman director told BuzzFeed News.
“Sadly, the topicality of that specific plot move doesn't seem to be on the wane,” Master of None co-creator Alan Yang told BuzzFeed News. (WARNING: Spoilers ahead.)
“We wanted to make sure that it was undeniably beautiful for even those who were uncomfortable with same-sex romance,” American Gods showrunner Bryan Fuller told reporters.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine writer Phil Augusta Jackson: “Racism is still a very real thing in this country ... it's a complex issue that is worth talking about."
"It is an interpretation of that story in a different culture, so there are going to be some obvious changes," Roy Lee told BuzzFeed News in response to accusations of whitewashing. "Some people will like them, some people may not."
Constance Wu isn't the only name you'll recognize.
Girl's got bars.
Never forget the sausage on the lights.
An adaptation of a well-known franchise, or an instance of Asian erasure? Let's talk about it.
"Your job is a vacation...from poverty."
"Tried to convince them to let me speak without an accent & make it funny on the merits," the Harold & Kumar actor tweeted. "Was told no."
The studio's latest attempt to hype up the upcoming film has backfired.
“Even though we’ve seen thousands of professional actors and now thousands of new people who want to pursue acting … it is still very difficult,” Chu told BuzzFeed News.
“I'm not dealing with it well emotionally, but artistically, it's a nice shot in the arm,” the comedian told BuzzFeed News.
The rapper took shots at the president during A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson .Paak's performance.
"We continue to support this film, are incredibly proud of it and will release it for audiences nationwide next Friday." (UPDATED)