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Asian Actors Can Play Any Hollywood Role, And The Incredible #SeeAsAmStar Campaign Proves It


Added 05-14-19 06:19:02pm EST - “See John Cho as Captain America, Constance Wu as Black Widow, Steven Yeun as 500 Days of Summer's Tom, and Arden Cho as The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen.” - Buzzfeed.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Buzzfeed.com: “Asian Actors Can Play Any Hollywood Role, And The Incredible #SeeAsAmStar Campaign Proves It”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

See John Cho as Captain America, Constance Wu as Black Widow, Steven Yeun as 500 Days of Summer's Tom, and Arden Cho as The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen.

She didn't win the Emmy, but a few weeks later, Sandra made history yet again as the first Asian woman in 39 years to win a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV drama, as well as the first Asian woman to win two Golden Globe awards, AND the first Asian person to host the ceremony. WHEW.

Last year, I used artificial intelligence to create #SeeAsAmStar and superimpose Asian actors into hit films. The project was a spiritual sequel to #StarringJohnCho. If a #StarringJohnCho movie poster didn't sway you, maybe living, breathing video will. https://t.co/PSbIv13uU3

Back in 2016, William launched the #StarringJonCho social media campaign, which entailed photoshopping John Cho's face onto the faces of various white leading men on blockbuster film posters. Considering how Jon recently landed the lead role in Netflix's highly-anticipated Cowboy Bebop reboot, I'd consider the campaign a major success.

"From beginning to end, the entire process took about three months," he told BuzzFeed. "Although I know some coding basics, I am by no means a technologist, so I was essentially learning completely new principles about artificial intelligence and the deepfake process from scratch. There was a lot of trial and error that went into it."

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