29 November 2017Movie Projects, News

Sundance Institute showcases bold, independent storytelling at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today’s announcement of feature films selected across all categories. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28. The Festival represents the flagship of the Institute’s public programs, which also include Festivals in London and Hong Kong and other screenings throughout the year. Sundance Institute supports independent artists

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19 October 2017Movie Projects, News

The awards season officially kicked off with the nomination for the IFP Gotham Awards being released online today and Columbus didn’t disappoint with 3 nominations! Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award Maggie Betts for “Novitiate” Greta Gerwig for “Lady Bird” Kogonada for “Columbus” Jordan Peele for “Get Out” Joshua Z Weinstein for “Menashe” Best Screenplay “The Big Sick,” Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani “Brad’s Status,” Mike White “Call Me by Your

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6 September 2017News, Television Projects

Comic-Con is hitting the East Coast for its annual pop culture convention at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan this October. To keep you updated on the happenings this year, Variety is compiling a master list of screenings and panels for the Oct. 5-Oct. 8 event. Bookmark this page to stay up to date on the schedule, as we will continue to update when networks and studios release their schedules for the event. SUNDAY,

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6 August 2017Interviews, News

If you were online last summer during the peak of a particular social media movement, you may have seen John Cho fantasy-cast as James Bond, Ethan Hunt, Steve Rogers, and even “Magic” Mike Lane. The #StarringJohnCho campaign made (and continues to make) a statement about representation by imagining a universe where Asian-American actors get the iconic roles almost always played by white men. But Cho’s actual latest role isn’t an internationally-renowned spy

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7 July 2017News, Television Projects

The Exorcist has taken possession of John Cho, tapping the Sleepy Hollow vet to join the series’ second season as a regular. As TVLine previously reported, the thriller is overhauling its cast in Season 2 as the priestly trio of Alfonso Herrera, Kurt Egyiawan and Ben Daniels (aka the only series regulars returning) preside over a new possession case.   According to Fox, Herrera’s Father Ortega and Daniels’ newly collarless

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29 June 2017News

The Academy announced on Wednesday that it’s inviting 774 new members — a record-breaking number. It marks the second year in a row that the institution has broken its own record; last year, it set a new high-water mark by inviting 683 new members. Additionally, people of color make up 30% of the new class — a significant statistic following the #OscarsSoWhite protest that made waves in 2016. According to the Academy’s

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22 March 2017News, Television Projects

John Cho (Star Trek Beyond) has booked a key recurring role on the third season of Hulu’s praised comedy series Difficult People. Produced by Universal Cable Productions, Difficult People stars Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner as two besties living in New York City whose typical, irreverent behavior lands them in some very awkward situations. Cho will play Todd in a multi-episode arc. Billy (Eichner) has finally met his romantic match

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3 February 2017News

John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards ceremony on February 11 at the Beverly Wilshire. The awards were unveiled last month. A total of 18 awards will be presented with technical achievement or scientific and engineering awards. As per usual, portions of the Sci-Tech presentation will be included in the Oscar telecast, which is set for February 26

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6 October 2016News, Television Projects

Insiders tell Variety the cabler is developing “Connoisseur,” an hourlong drama hailing from Gary Lundy, “Hand of God” creator Ben Watkins and “Star Trek’s” John Cho, who will star in the series. “Connoisseur” centers around Clay Park (played by Cho), a brilliant con artist who dupes the wealthiest, most powerful people in the country into paying millions for fake wine, but his hustle forces him into a deadly bargain with an organized crime syndicate,

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7 July 2016Movie Projects, News

ONE of the best loved characters in the Star Trek universe has been revealed to be gay. Helmsman of the USS Enterprise, Hikaru Sulu, played by John Cho, is shown in Star Trek Beyond as the loving father of a daughter with a same sex partner. And in typical trailblazing Trek fashion — it’s just not a big deal. Cho visited Sydney to promote the third movie in the franchise

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