Asian-Pacific Islander, Film, Headlines — May 10, 2013 at 6:02 am
Korean-American actor Ken Jeong burst out of a trunk and into infamy three years ago in the original “the Hangover” – and on May 23, 2013, the star’s raucous ride with the franchise is coming to a close. “The Hangover Part III” is the third and final film in director Todd Phillips’ record-shattering comedy franchise. This time, there’s no wedding. No bachelor party....
Bill Cosby’s ongoing “town hall” with Black America took an impressive virtual turn on October 19 when...
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After playing a critical role in the Comcast-NBCUniversal merger, NBCUniversal’s first – and now chief –...
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Without going into too much detail. Again. Hollywood has released another leading trade magazine cover featuring all-white...
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Korean-American actor Ken Jeong burst out of a trunk and into infamy three years ago in the original “the Hangover” – and on May 23, 2013, the star’s raucous ride with the franchise is coming to a close. “The Hangover Part III” is the third and final film in director...May 10th, 2013 | Asian-Pacific Islander, Film, Headlines | Read More
Without going into too much detail. Again. Hollywood has released another leading trade magazine cover featuring all-white artists. Again. And chances are they will be surprised and dismayed by the conversation swirling around the lack of diversity. Again. And arguments will be made that...May 30th, 2012 | Headlines, The Majority Report, TV | Read More
HBO has given filmmaker Spike Lee, Entourage creator Doug Ellin, former boxing champ Mike Tyson, and screenwriter John Ridley the greenlight to do a pilot on their project Da Brick. The boxing drama is loosely based on Tyson’s youth and takes place in Newark, New Jersey, commonly known as “Brick...October 2nd, 2011 | Film, Headlines, Producers | Read More
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences tapped comedian, actor, and Oscar® nominee Eddie Murphy as host of its 84th annual awards ceremony, broadcasting live on Sunday, February 26, 2012. Murphy, himself an Oscar-nominee, will be the first African-American man to host the celebrated Hollywood...October 2nd, 2011 | Headlines, TV | Read More
Vanity Fair‘s contributing photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders debuts his newest documentary, The Latino List, on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 9pm on HBO Latino, and on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 8pm on HBO. The television narrative features 15 of the nation’s most successful Latinos...October 2nd, 2011 | Headlines, TV | Read More
After playing a critical role in the Comcast-NBCUniversal merger, NBCUniversal’s first – and now chief – diversity officer is moving on to retirement. 58-year-old Executive Vice President Paula Madison served the company for 22 years. Her last day will be May 20, 2011; Madison advises...April 12th, 2011 | Execs, Headlines, TV | Read More
On April 5, 2011, the Hollywood Reporter announced its Reality Power List of non-fiction industry leaders, topped by producer/personality Ryan Seacrest. Of the 50 rankings on the list, all were white save one Asian (Screaming Fleas’ president, Matt Chan, ranked #36) and one Latino (51 Minds’...April 10th, 2011 | Execs, Headlines, Producers, TV | Read More
April 8, 2011 Los Angeles, CA-Approximately 50 of the leading reality show runners, line producers, directors and key staff of color joined more than 20 top networks and production companies on April 5 for a first-of-its-kind meet-and-greet between the two. The common quote? “I had no idea!” ...March 22nd, 2011 | Events, Headlines | Read More
UPDATE: January 25, 2011 – The Oscar® nominations are out, and it is a fairly dry season for diversity today in the film industry. Javier Bardem was a surprise Best Actor nod, lending a Latino and an international presence to nominees who overwhelmingly were not racially diverse. A nice addition...January 22nd, 2011 | Headlines, The Majority Report | Read More
Washington, DC—January 17, 2011 UPDATE:The merger between General Electric Co.’s subsidiary NBC Universal Inc. (NBCU) and cable giant Comcast was approved by the FCC, with conditions attached by the Justice Department in their ensuing settlement of the associated antitrust lawsuit. Dubbed a “Comcastrophe”...January 17th, 2011 | Govt | Read More
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