What Sandra Oh’s SAG Win + ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Means for Casting in Hollywood — Backstage

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— by Kathy Huynh-Phan: Sandra Oh has had a whirlwind of a year. In addition to being nominated for an Emmy for her role as Eve Polastri in “Killing Eve,” the first Emmy nomination ever for an Asian woman in a leading role in a drama series, she won a Screen Actors Guild award and a handful of others for the same role. This small phenomenon just highlights the fact that in the history of American television, we have seldom seen an Asian character, particularly one who is a woman, portray a strong leading character…

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May 9, 2019 — 14:30


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