Things to Know From Angry Asian America
Mike Cabellon To Co-Star In NBC’s L.A. Mayor Comedy Series
Mike Cabellon has been cast as a series regular opposite Ted Danson, Holly Hunter and Bobby Moynihan in NBC’s untitled L.A. Mayor comedy series, from Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and Universal Television. The show centers on a wealthy businessman who runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons. Once he wins he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his staff, and connect with his teenage daughter, all while humanely controlling the coyote population. Cabellon will play Tommy, the mayor’s chief strategist.
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First Look at Disney Junior’s Mira, Royal Detective
Here’s your first look at Disney Junior’s new animated series Mira, Royal Detective, a mystery-adventure show inspired by the cultures and customs of India. Set in the fictional land of Jalpur, it follows Mira, a commoner who is appointed to the role of royal detective by the queen herself. 16-year-old newcomer Leela Ladnier leads an all-star voice cast of prominent South Asian actors, including Freida Pinto, Jameela Jamil, Kal Penn, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Hannah Simone, Aasif Mandvi and Aparna Nancherla.
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Cambodian Rock Band
If you’re in New York, do not miss Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, now playing at the Signature Theatre. This darkly funny, electric new play with music tells the story of a Khmer Rouge survivor returning to Cambodia for the first time in thirty years, as his daughter prepares to prosecute one of Cambodia’s most infamous war criminals. Backed by a live band playing contemporary Dengue Fever hits and classic Cambodian oldies, this thrilling story toggles back and forth in time as father and daughter face the music of the past.
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