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Hi Jeremy,

Yes, that's possible.  And I really do appreciate the first part of what he said, where he stated that because he passes as white, that he will not encounter the same obstacles that people of color will face in the entertainment industry.    I feel he's being respectful of the experiences that people of color face, that he's being respectful by recognizing that there will be unique obstacles and grief that people of color unfortunately, will have to live through, and overcome, that he--as a person who passes as white--fortunately will not. 

It was the choice of words/the phrasing of the later part of the quote that has surprised me, but I feel like I am just repeating myself, at this point. :happy face










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I'm not sure how much violence is in this video (I closed my eyes at one part).

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story | Season 2: World Premiere | FX
Not a lot of new bits here but it’s a new compilation from FX.

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@ACSFX His best attributes brought out the worst in him. #ACSVersace @DarrenCriss

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I'm really looking forward to this episode. 
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@FilAmCreative #FilipinoAmericans @JonJonBriones, @CarlinJames and @TheIsaBriones will be joining @DarrenCriss & the cast of @FXNetworks’ @ACSFX (THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY) on a new episode this #Wednesday, #March14th at 10pm. Photos by @Sthanlee. #ACSVersace









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Mason Alexander Park.  :happy face

Via Mason Alexander Park’s Instagram Story (March 12, 2018)

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acsversace-news:
Antena 3 Spanish trailer for the premiere of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story | 11 March 2018









Pics of Episode 8:
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jonjonbriones: A sneak peak before this Wednesday’s episode of @americancrimestoryfx #AssassinationOfGianniVersace












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Yea!  Looking forward to seeing all the Filipino-American talent in this week's episode!  I need to remind my husband's Filipino co-worker to make sure she watches.
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Here is more from the article:
FilAm Creative wrote:
Jon Jon Briones, Carlin James, Isa Briones, Zedrick Restauro Join Darren Criss in FX’s ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,’ March 14

March 12, 2018

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Darin Criss, Jon Jon Briones, Carlin James and Isa Briones – Photos by Sthanlee B. Mirador


Filipino American actors Jon Jon Briones, Carlin James, Isa Briones and Zedrick Restauro join fellow FilAm Darren Criss in a new episode of FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story this Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00pm.

Jon Jon Briones (Miss Saigon) will play Andrew’s father, ‘Modesto Cunanan’ while Carlin James (How to Get Away with Murder, This Is Us, Dear White People) will play Andrew’s brother, ‘Christopher’ and Isa Briones (who was just announced today to play ‘Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds’ in the first national tour of Hamilton) will play his sister, ‘Elena.’  They will also appear in next week’s episode on March 21.

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Filipinos seem to praise their own whenever anyone hits mainstream celebrity status, but they did not with Cunanan.  Many never spoke his name at the office water cooler gossip while others watched the televised manhunt, in secret.  It’s as if we all felt a great disturbance…

When it was announced that the Andrew Cunanan story will be the 2018 series focus for American Crime Story, I was hesitant to even promote it. But, it was until a colleague friend mentioned to me that the show “tells struggles of a Fil-Am family seldom seen on TV.”

She’s right.

Cunanan developed a reputation as a prolific liar given to telling fantastic tales about his family and personal life.  He was also adept at changing his appearance according to what he felt was most attractive at a given moment.  When he was 19, his father deserted his family to avoid arrest for embezzlement. That same year, his mother learned that Cunanan was gay.  During an ensuing argument, he threw her against a wall, dislocating her shoulder.  Later examination of his behavior from reports indicate that he may have suffered from antisocial personality disorder, a personality disorder characterized by an abnormal lack of empathy (earlier known as psychopathy).

Please visit the site to give the article a number of "clicks."  Source:  https://filamcreative.wordpress.com/2018/03/12/jon-jon-briones-carlin-james-isa-briones-zedrick-restauro-join-darren-criss-in-fxs-the-assassination-of-gianni-versace-american-crime-story-march-14/










Spoiler:

I've been wondering about Cunanan's siblings.
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edouardholdener: The young Cunanans. (On ACS this Wednesday!) #acs#americancrimestory #fx









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memoryrec: My little actor on set and soon behind the camera! So proud to celebrate today his admission to @lachsa_official in Cinematic Art!









This is such an interesting issue.  Representation matters.   Even if the Cunanan family was not healthy, I'm still very happy to see a mixed-Filipino-American family being represented on TV on a major show!   It may not seem like such a big deal to some, but for those communities who see very little representation on TV and film, it is deeply appreciated.  heart 
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carlinjames917: Just a reminder for anyone who cares. There’s legit gonna be the story of a “dysfunctional”, mixed-Filipino-American family told on TV!   wha? This NEVER happens!! It still blows my mind, and I’m so grateful I get to be a small part of it. #RepresentationMatters
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This is cool, a pic of the call sheet with Darren at the top. 
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gabyfresquez: That time I shared a call sheet with #RickyMartin …all my 90s dreams cometh true  #actorslife #americancrimestoryversace @americancrimestoryfx #livinlavida #menudo #latinsbelike #latinx




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Hi Lin,

It's true that Darren has at different times referred to himself as a white dude, and at other times, talked about how his Filipino heritage is something he's proud of.  I've always found that confusing, but I agree, he has said both things. I've seen other fans be confused about this as well.  But I always just thought that he was speaking in generalities, since usually when he referred to himself as a white dude, he wasn't specifically talking about whether or not he was a person of color or whether he was part Filipino.

I agree that when Darren made the comment, "on paper, I guess I am, and yes, I grew up in a Filipino household, but I never really thought of it that way," that he was responding to the question of "Do you consider yourself a person of color?"   The thing is, though, if one is Filipino, or part Filipino, then having some Filipino heritage means you are partially of Asian ancestry, which means you are at least partially, a person of color.   So to me, it seems inconsistent, on the one hand, to identify as white, and on the other hand, say you are proud of being part Filipino (since being Filipino is recognized by most as one type of Asian ancestry, and being of Asian ancestry is recognized generally as one of the minority groups/groups that are recognized as being of color).

I understand that the issue of letting others define how one views one's identity may be something that you do not feel is your place to comment on.  I felt comfortable commenting on that issue, because Darren referred to it when he talked about obstacles that persons of color face in the entertainment industry, thus suggesting that unfortunately, there are others in the entertainment industry who will place obstacles to persons of color, and since he himself has not experienced that treatment from others, that this absence of having obstacles placed in his path by others in the entertainment industry was a reason that Darren used to illustrate why it never occurred to him that he was a person of color. 

I get that there is a difference of opinion on this.  I'm of course, speaking for myself.  So for me, I personally find it confusing to understand how one could simultaneously say that one is proud of one's Asian ancestry (in Darren's case, his Filipino ancestry) and also define oneself as white, since if one has an Asian ancestry or part of an Asian ancestry, then one is generally considered to be at least partially a person of color.   I'm not saying there is anything wrong with Darren as identifying as white at all.  That is his right to identify as white, just as it would be his right to identify as Asian, or to identify as mixed race (Asian and white/Irish).  And of course, I respect his right to identify as he chooses.  I'm just sharing how I was surprised by his statement, since he had made statements in the past that seemed to me to be inconsistent.

Thanks for the answer about the house that Norman and Andrew Cunanan moved into.  I would not want to live in a house that my dear friend was brutally murdered in.  It would make me so sad.  

I don't think my thoughts are much different from the reviews, and there are so many reviews.  I think I'll keep my comments shorter for that reason, since I'm a slow writer and typist.   I look forward to hearing your thoughts, but if you're busy, no worries.  We understand how life can keep us pretty busy.  :happy face

Yes, it's so nice to see Darren receive all this well-deserved praise.  I'm very proud of him, and so happy for him.  He's done a remarkable job on Versace.  Truly.  heart

Thank you for sharing what you heard on that German podcast.  So, was that podcast person saying he's seen Darren before he saw Darren as Andrew Cunanan in Versace and has thought Darren has a kind face, or was he saying that he saw Darren on YouTube afterward and thought Darren has a kind face, or was he saying that even as Andrew Cunanan, Darren's face as Andrew's face, at times may pass as kind (such as in Andrew's vulnerable moments, especially earlier in Andrew's life, such as when he and David Madson were together in the Mandarin Oriental hotel)?    Eek.  The name he called him. Neutral




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@FilAmCreative #FilipinoAmericans @JonJonBriones, @CarlinJames and @TheIsaBriones will be joining @DarrenCriss & the cast of @FXNetworks’ @ACSFX (THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY) on a new episode this #Wednesday, #March14th at 10pm. Photos by @Sthanlee. #ACSVersace










Wow, 4.5 month labor of love.  I'm looking forward to seeing the episode.   I wonder if it's not unusual to spend that amount of time on an episode.  I'm guessing the episode is going run longer?
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mattbomer Excited to announce my directorial debut next Wednesday, March 14th at 10 PM on @americancrimestoryfx This was a 4 and a half month labor of love that I worked my a#% off on. The cast and creative team of #acsversace are phenomenally talented, and I’m so grateful to @mrrpmurphy and the many incredible mentors who helped to make this a reality for me. I hope you can tune in to see! #acs #fxnetwork #versace #directorialdebut [camera emoji] by the brilliant Shelly Westerman







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This is nice, the increase of the Live + 3 ratings of Episode 6:

TV by the Numbers wrote:
‘Atlanta’ premiere more than doubles in cable Live +3 ratings for Feb. 26-March 4

March 9, 2018

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Source:  http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/dvr-ratings/atlanta-premiere-more-than-doubles-in-cable-live-3-ratings-for-feb-26-march-4/






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