Earlier this summer, we introduced you to a young and rising Asian American actress, Nichole Bloom (to read the full interview with Bloom in our Summer Issue purchase one here). Bloom, a Japanese-Irish American, was currently filming the Warner Bros. comedy Project X when she signed on to play the lead in Model Minority. Catch Bloom, director Lily Mariye, and the rest of the cast will for the East Coast premiere in NYC!
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Bloom plays Kayla Tanaka, a struggling 16-year-old who puts her life in jeopardy when she becomes involved with a drug dealer. Starring alongside Academy Award winner Chris Tashima, Emmy Award winner Laura Innes, and Emmy Award nominee Jessica Tuck, director Mariye brings the experiences of a young Japanese-American caught up in a world full of drug addicts and family troubles to life. You could catch the East Coast premiere and the cast in New York on August 4 at the Asian American International Film Festival. Pre-order your tickets now: http://www.asiancinevision.org/model-minority/