Manny Jacinto: Unapologetically Asian and Filipino lands roles opposite Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise

  LOS ANGELES---Manny Jacinto, who proudly declares himself unapologetically Asian---and Filipino---goes from his well-received performance in "The Good Place" to starring opposite Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy in a new TV series, and Tom Cruise in "Top Gun: Maverick." The actor, whose jawline has inspired many swooning comments, even in the New York Times, will play Yao, described as a "man-kid," opposite Nicole's Masha, who runs a boutique wellness resort, in Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers." Manny's new show is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty, who also wrote the book that was the basis for Nicole's "Big Little Lies." In December, ...Keep on reading: Manny Jacinto: Unapologetically Asian and Filipino lands roles opposite Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise

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