Yesterday
Jun 28 2019
Yesterday
Jun 28 2019

Cast: Himesh Patel

Synopsis: A struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

 

Stuber
Jul 12 2019
Stuber
Jul 12 2019

Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais

Synopsis: A detective recruits his Uber driver into an unexpected night of adventure.

Summer Night
Jul 12 2019
Summer Night
Jul 12 2019

Cast: Lana Condor, Hayden Szeto

Synopsis: It’s the last days of summer. Best friends Seth and Jameson are getting ready to perform and party at local rock venue The Alamo. But before the night begins, both young men must face serious reality checks: Seth receives life-changing news from his girlfriend, Mel, and Jameson has to choose between his on-again-off-again girlfriend, Corin and a new girl he’s just met, the outspoken Harmony. At the show, Seth and Jameson’s other friends are too caught up in their own lives to help them.

The Farewell
Jul 12 2019
The Farewell
Jul 12 2019

Director: Lulu Wang

Producers: Anita Gou and Jane Zheng

Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Zhao Shuzhen, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo

Writer: Lulu Wang

Synopsis: A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Why Open: Based on her true story, visionary Director Lulu Wang helms the Sundance favorite, starring 2018’s breakout star, Awkwafina.

Cast: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Cliff Curtis, Lori Pelenise Tuisano, Roman Reigns, Josh Mauga and John Tui

Synopsis: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson’s U.S. Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham’s Deckard Shaw.

Why Open: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the only stars in the world who can still open a film. Plus, he’s one of us! Fast & the Furious is also one of the most lucrative film franchises in history, boasting past directors including Justin Lin and James Wan (whose turn at Furious 7 became a #WanBillion dollar film).

Writer: Mike Gan

Director: Mike Gan

Cast: Annie Q

Synopsis: The latest episode in Hulu’s horror anthology series, INTO THE DARK: SCHOOL SPIRIT, follows a group of social outcasts who are stuck in weekend detention are confronted by the school’s legendary hauntings.

Why Open: Mike Gan rewrote and directed the film, which now centers around ‘Erica Yang’, a disturbingly ambitious high school student who has to spend the day detention, ala ‘The Breakfast Club’. It’s one of the only slasher/horror films starring an Asian American character, centered around Asian American academic pressures.

Wu Assassins
Aug 8 2019
Wu Assassins
Aug 8 2019

Cast: Iko Uwais, Celia Au, Lawrence Kao, Tzi Ma, Lewis Tan, Byron Mann, Li Jun Li, JuJu Chan, Mark Dacascos, and more.

Synopsis: Wu Assassins follows Kai Jin, a young Chinatown chef in present day San Francisco, as he becomes entangled with the Chinese Triad’s pursuit of deadly ancient powers known as the “Wu Xing.” After an encounter with a mystical spirit, Kai reluctantly becomes the Wu Assassin, using his enhanced martial arts skills to recover supernatural powers from five modern day criminals threatening to use them to destroy the world.

Creator: Alexander Woo

Cast: Derek Mio, George Takei, Lee Shorten, Kiki Sukezane, Shinjo Usami, Naoko Mori, Miki Ishikawa

Director (Pilot):  Josef Kubota Wladyka

Synopsis: “The Terror: Infamy,” helmed by showrunner Alexander Woo (“True Blood”), is a haunting and suspenseful series set in Japanese internment camps during World War II. The story centers on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese-American community, and a young man’s journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible. The series features a cast and crew with a number of personal connections to this historical time, starting with George Takei, who lived in two internment camps as a child, is on board as a series regular and consultant. The lead character is played by Derek Mio, a fourth generation Japanese American, whose grandfather lived on Terminal Island and was sent to Manzanar internment camp after Pearl Harbor. Mio also recently appeared in “Medal of Honor,” (Netflix docu-series) where he portrayed WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi Miyamura.  Adding to the deep connection to the story, director Josef Kubota’s grandfather was in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb dropped and managed to survive.