Opinion: Are More Diverse Themes on the Horizon for Hollywood Films Featuring Asians?
At the 95th Academy Awards ceremony held on Sunday evening, Malaysian Chinese actress Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win best actress in her role in the 2002 film “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (EEAAO). Yeoh said in her acceptance speech, “To all the Asian boys and girls like me, keep dreaming; the dreams will come true.”
In January, Yeoh won best actress at the 80th Golden Globe Awards. She also won the best actress at the 94th National Board of Review Awards, becoming the first Asian actress in 45 years to receive the honor.
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