Many commenters, though, were clearly appalled by the absence of white men in command positions.
“Where is the alpha male that has balls and doesn’t take crap from anyone? “Is everything going to have to have females in every fucking thing? A third person called Yeoh “a reject from a overseas customer-support line.” A fourth dubbed the show “Star Trek: Feminist Lesbian Edition.”Two and a half years ago, in the very same corners of the Internet, there was a similar campaign against “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” whose trailer featured a female protagonist and a black man wearing the iconic white carapace of a Storm Trooper.
Malaysia-born actress Michelle Yeoh is set to join the cast of the Hollywood movie adaptation of Singapore-born author Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel Crazy Rich Asians, says trade publication Hollywood Reporter.
The 54-year-old star will reportedly play Eleanor Young, the controlling matriarch of a wealthy Singaporean family.
Very quickly, the comments section was filled with garden-variety Trekkie gripes—the Klingons looked weird, there was too much lens flare, the dialogue was hammy, the uniforms were non-canonical.By Justin Chang What a lousy year for long-delayed sequels: It may not be a stink bomb of "Zoolander 2" proportions, but in many ways "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny" feels like an even more…By Patrick Frater The Berlinale is the venue for red-carpet screenings, rights-sales efforts and endless rounds of press interviews. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon‘s Michelle Yeoh is set to headline the CBS All Access series, Nicholas Meyer just confirmed to CS.Meyer, who helmed Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, is serving as a consulting producer on Discovery.