The white-washing of Asian-American actors is an issue in Hollywood that has begun to gain attention as more people speak out about it.
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When actress Scarlett Johansson was cast in 2015 to play the protagonist in the upcoming film “Ghost in the Shell,” fans were outraged that Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks chose a white woman to play a Japanese character. Now, after the studios released the first photo of Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi, fans have reignited the […]
This year’s Academy Awards were praised by many for tackling pressing issues including the lack of diversity in Hollywood and global warming, but the topic of sexual assault was one of the biggest of the night, with Vice President Joe Biden and singer Lady Gaga pushing for the end of rape culture.
Viola Davis became the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for her performance in “How To Get Away With Murder” this past Sunday, but it should not have taken this long for a woman of color to have won this prestigious award.
University of La Verne theater students are immersing themselves in the Los Angeles theater scene by participating in the annual Hollywood Fringe Festival happening in June.
University students and guests shimmied themselves to the dance floor at this year’s winter formal, “Fire and Ice” Friday night at the grand Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood.
Actress Renee Zellweger has received a barrage of criticism for her change in appearance recently after media sources have claimed that she is now “unrecognizable.”
Students, faculty and supporters of photographer Mitch Dobrowner attended a reception in the Carlson Gallery on Feb. 21 to see the gallery’s newest exhibit, “Vital Firmament.”
All of the recent movie remakes that have been plaguing movie theaters leave many questioning if Hollywood has any creativity left. However, with audiences being easy-to-please, there seems to be no way to stop these endless film resurrections.