Humans star Gemma Chan: ‘Hollywood movies have more aliens than Asian women’


Gemma Chan 2 Chan stars as Anita in the hit drama (Picture: Channel 4)

She has won an army of new synth-adoring fans after her fantastic stint in Channel 4 drama Humans but actress Gemma Chan believes there is still a lot to be done in terms of roles being created for Asian women.

The star, who plays the mysterious Anita in the hit show, has spoken out about the lack of roles available for ethnically diverse actors.

Speaking to The Telegraph, Chan commented that she never saw many Asian faces on TV and admitted that even now, it still seems to be a problem.

She said: ‘There’s definitely still a lot of room for improvement. I’ve been fortunate in my career but there have been many times when I have been told my audition has been cancelled because they’re only going to see white people. The statistics are really depressing. I remember reading some…

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