For the longest time, Asian actors were complaining about the lack of opportunities and representation in Hollywood. That was before Crazy Rich Asians burst onto our screens in 2018 and raked in US$238 million in global profits with just a US$30 million budget, which proved to all those skeptical movie producers that, heck yes, diversity sells – Asian actors can headline a movie. Following the success of Crazy Rich Asians, Awkwafina scored the lead in the critically acclaimed The Farewell, which bested the big-budget Avengers: Fair Game in its opening week. Hollywood is now looking at Asian actors with new respect and there is no shortage of Asian talent waiting to capitalize on these exciting new opportunities. Let’s take a look at the new Asian faces, as well as several who have been around but are still waiting for their big break!