20 Asian Actors Assisting Make Hollywood Considerably Diverse

20 Asian Actors Assisting Make Hollywood Considerably Diverse

Asian news representation in the us may be scarce (as you would expect), but these talented AF actors are assisting to alter all of that!

In line with the 2010 Census, you will find over 17 million Asian people living in the usa, making up 5.6 % associated with general US populace. In terms of good representation in main-stream news, but, the figures aren’t nearly because big. As being a point in fact, as our buddies over at daily Feminism and Teen Vogue mention, only one % of lead roles in Hollywood movies head to Asian actors.

Yup. You read that right. 1. Measly. Percentage. (plus don’t also get us started regarding the present whitewashing epidemic. )

Luckily for all of us in television and film, and the work these men and women are doing now will help inspire future generations of Asian Americans who want to pursue futures in acting and the arts for us(and despite all of the depressing statistics), there are Asian actors out there making names for themselves! Continue reading 20 Asian Actors Assisting Make Hollywood Considerably Diverse