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Interview: Harry Shum, Jr. on Demanding Roles and 'Being Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable'

Harry Shum, Jr. (Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Harry Shum, Jr. discusses his "most complex character" yet in the upcoming Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel.

Interview: Lucy Liu on Growing Up in Queens, Ally McBeal, and Hollywood's 'Slow' Progress in Casting Asian Americans

Lucy Liu attends the Huading Film Awards on June 1, 2014 at Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (Joe Scarnici/Getty)
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Things are better today for Asian Americans in entertainment than ever before, says the star of CBS's Elementary, "but it's a very slow process."

Interview: Ken Leung on 'Lost,' 'Rush Hour,' and Not Being a Martial Artist From Hong Kong

Ken Leung. (ABC Medianet)

"People will see a person if you play a person. I still feel this, but over time I see some of the invisible obstacles too," says Ken Leung of his experience as an Asian American actor.

Taking the Pulse of the China-Hollywood Relationship With Li Bingbing, Others

Chinese actress Li Bingbing speaks during the 2013 Asia Society U.S.-China Film Summit and Gala held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

"It's a great moment for Chinese film," said Li, the Chinese star actress, who added that more American actors and producers need to learn to speak Chinese.

Photos/Video: Seatbelts Required for Lively Jackie Chan Q&A at Asia Society

Jackie Chan (L) and Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui at Asia Society headquarters in New York on June 11, 2013. (C. Bay Milin/Asia Society)

In a rollicking 30-minute Q&A which saw an animated Chan spend just as much time out of his seat as in it, the superstar said China should use Hollywood to tell its story.

Interview: Aasif Mandvi on Introducing Jon Hamm to the 'Indian Head Wobble'

Aasif Mandvi. (Adam Cantor)

The Daily Show correspondent also lists his three favorite interviews on the fake news show and warns Jon Stewart of a potential John Oliver takeover.

Interview: Comedian Margaret Cho on Hot Food, Confucius and Her Next Tattoo

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The groundbreaking Korean-American comedian answers five questions from Asia Society's Clara Lambert.

More About the Iranian Prison Film Jon Stewart is Leaving 'Daily Show' to Direct

For those of you looking for a little more information on what Stewart's directorial debut will be about, we've got you covered. Maziar Bahari appeared at Asia Society New York in 2011 to discuss 'Then They Came For Me.'

Asia Society's La Frances Hui on the Subversive Humor of Stephen Chow

Hong Kong screen icon Stephen Chow (L) in  'Fight Back to School II' (1992).

Asia Society Film Curator La Frances Hui offers an appreciation of the seemingly nonsensical humor of Stephen Chow for the Asian American Writers' Workshop.