WiRe for March 10, 2010
A look at the week in review in Asian America
By AsiaXpress.com staff reports
March 10, 2010
Uncut version of John Woo's 'Red Cliff' coming to Starz FilmCenter
Director John Woo's epic period piece, "Red Cliff," will be shown in its entire 286-minute form in four showings from March 19-21 at the Starz FilmCenter. Tickets cost $15. "Red Cliff" stars Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Fengyi Zhang.
Jo Koy coming back to Denver on Comedians of Chelsea Lately tour
Comedian Jo Koy, along with Jen Kirman and The Sklar Brothers, will be performing at 7 p.m. on April 30 at The Fillmore Auditorium. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Former CNN anchor Betty Nguyen moves to CBS
Betty Nguyen will be the new "CBS Morning News" anchor as well as a reporter for "The Early Show," according to CBS. Nguyen had been the anchor of the weekend morning edition of "CNN Newsroom" since 2004.
A.R. Rahman embarks on world tour, not Denver – yet
Composer A.R. Rahman, best known for his work on "Slumdog Millionaire," announced 17 dates for his "The Journey Home World Tour," according to Variety. Of the nine U.S. cities, Denver is not one of them, but additional dates will be announced.
Sendhil Ramamurthy to co-star in spy drama 'Covert Affairs'
Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy, best known for his role as Mohinder Suresh on "Heroes," is joining the cast of USA Network's new drama "Covert Affairs," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 35-year-old actor will play a CIA agent.