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    Constance Wu on 'Whitewashing' - Our Heroes don't look like Matt Damon
    August 1, 2016 Once again, another case of 'Whitewashing' - this time its Matt Damon who plays a warrior defending the Great Wall of China. The movie is director Zhang Yimou's English-language debut, "The Great Wall." Actress Constance Wu ("Fresh Off the Boat"), writes on Twitter that this perpetuates a 'ractist myth - that only a (sic) white man can save the world.'  "It's not...

Updates - Don't Miss! ABC TV's FRESH OFF THE BOAT is tonight! Feb. 4, 2015

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September 20, 2016

Update! Keep watching! "Fresh Off the Boat" has been renewed for a third season on ABC to premiere on October 11, 2016!

 

March 10, 2015

Slate's Jennifer Lai, Angry Asian Man blogger Phil Yu, and performance poet and social activist Bao Phi talk about this ground-breaking series from an Asian American point of view. Click here for the full story.

 

February 4, 2015

Update! Ok! Now that "Fresh Off the Boat" has officially made its debut tonight, here are 8 reasons from TVGuide.com executive editor Hanh Nguyen why we need this network sitcom to succeed.

Nguyen writes, "Fresh Off the Boat is an imperfect comedy, but that doesn't stop me for fiercely, passionately wanting it to succeed." On Nguyen's list: "It's time Asians stopped being "The Other" We agree. Please read her full article at TVGuide.com here.

 

Tune in tonight! 

FRESH OFF THE BOAT ABC SITCOM“Fresh Off the Boat” is the first network sitcom about an Asian-American family in 20 years. The last was Margaret Cho’s short-lived “All-American Girl” in 1994 and 1995. Randall Park (The Interview) plays the father of a Taiwanese immigrant family. The cast includes children Hudson Yang, Ian Chen, and Forrest Wheeler, and the mother is played by Constance Wu. 

Related:

Why We Need Fresh Off the Boat to Succeed by Hanh Nguyen, TVGuide.com

http://www.tvguide.com/news/fresh-off-the-boat-premiere/

 

Wall Street Journal by Don Steinberg February 4, 2015 

http://www.wsj.com/articles/randall-park-on-abcs-new-fresh-off-the-boat-1423067322



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