A Leading Man | Aff Review - Austin Film Festival 2013

GQ (Jack Yang) is really sick and tired of playing the same old offensively exaggerated stereotypes of Chinese characters. When GQ finally stands up to his unabashedly racist director (Bruno Oliver), he is dumped by his agent and finds himself practically blacklisted. So, GQ decides to fight fire with fire. Playing the Hollywood game, GQ preys upon an innocent casting director (Heather Mazur), charming her pants off and convincing her to help propel his acting career forward. Unfortunately, there is still one major hurdle for GQ, his ethnicity. Even in the 21st century, Hollywood studios still do not want to cast a Chinese American actor in a leading role.
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