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Chinese celebrate Asian actors appearing prominently alongside Matt Damon in ‘The Great Wall’ as Americans decry a lack of diversity in Hollywood films

3 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hough Matt Damon took the leading role in the film "The Great Wall," Jing Tian, a Chinese actress, plays another major character alongside him, and the blockbuster also features Lu Han and Wang Junkai, two actors of boy-band fame. Chinese fans were ecstatic to see Asian performers teaming up with an American star in a movie chasing the elusive goal of being a megahit in both China and the United States.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.