three Could Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Lea Salonga lately described her upcoming Hollywood film, “Yellow Rose” as a “Black Panther second” for the Asians and Asian People.
As reported on Rappler, the musical star, who performs the function of an immigrant within the new film, stated that it’s now the time for the Pinoys and folks of color to shine.
“It appears to be our time… When movie studios are recognising that tales from individuals of color really do properly on the field workplace as a result of they will be individuals of color who’re going to need to see themselves represented onscreen and are going to need to hear tales from individuals identical to them,” she stated.
Salonga added that it’s nice to be part of a mission that allows the youthful era of Asian People to see faces that seem like them on the large display screen.
She additionally hopes that everyone, whether or not they’re individuals of color or not, might relate to the story.
“It is a very human story, however it does present the method of what occurs when anyone is deported, when anyone will get arrested by ICE Ã¢â‚¬â€œ even with the officers from ICE, we see human beings. No one’s a two-dimensional caricature,” she stated.
The upcoming movie co-stars fellow Broadway star Eva Noblezada, who performs the titular character – a Filipino teenager who goals of changing into a rustic music star whereas dealing with deportation.
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