It has been slow, but steady progress. Asian actors have traditionally played second fiddle to their Caucasian counterparts. But in recent years, there is a pivot towards diversity in film and TV. Movies such as Crazy Rich Asians would have been challenging to make say, around 10 years ago. But now, it is celebrated.
The shift in casting diversity has opened up opportunities for talented Asian actors and directors to mark their mark internationally. In 2021, there is quite a number of movies starring or directed by Asians. Here’s a look at the Asians making a splash in the movies.