Director Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians Premieres August 15!
The highly-anticipated film Crazy Rich Asians, directed by Princess Grace Award winner, Jon M. Chu (2001 Film, 2011 Statue Award), will be premiering in theaters on August 15! Jon, who also directed “Now You See Me 2” and “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never”,…
August 8, 2018
Tony Award winner Anna Shapiro Directs “Straight White Men” on Broadway
Young Jean Lee’s “Straight White Men”, directed by Princess Grace Award winner Anna D. Shapiro (1996 Theater, 2010 Statue Award) is on Broadway at Second Stage Theater. The show, ironically written and directed by women, has made a splash with its all-star…
August 8, 2018
JUST ANNOUNCED! Find out the 2018 Princess Grace Award Winners!
Ramaj Jamar, Marcella Lewis and Jenna Caravello Congratulations to the 2018 Princess Grace Award winners! The Foundation is delighted to carry on the legacy of Princess Grace (Kelly) of Monaco and honor a new group of emerging artists in theater,…
July 26, 2018
New Documentary on Tiler Peck now available on Hulu
New York City Ballet Principal Dancer and Princess Grace Statue Award winner Tiler Peck is the star of the new documentary “Ballet Now”, directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Cantor and executive produced by Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s…
June 21, 2018
HBO Honors Visionary Filmmaker Huay-Bing Law
HBO’s Asian Pacific American Visionaries short film competition honors standout filmmakers with unique voices. This year, Huay-Bing Law, 2017 Princess Grace Film Award winner, came in first place for “June” a short film that PGF-USA proudly helped…
May 22, 2018
Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Cary Fukunaga-Directed Biopic
Filmmaker Cary Fukunaga (2005 Film, 2015 Statue Award) will direct The American a new biopic on Leonard Bernstein, the legendary composer behind “West Side Story.” The film will star Jake Gyllenhaal as the title character. The Hollywood Reporter writes…
May 8, 2018
Director Tina Landau Nominated for 2018 Tony Award!
On May 1st, the 2018 Tony Award nominees were announced by Princess Grace Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. (2002 Theater, 2016 Statue Award) and Katharine McPhee. Featured among the incredibly talented list of nominees is Princess Grace Award winner Tina Landau…
May 1, 2018
Heidi Saman Selected for Monaco-based IEFTA Initiative at Cannes!
The 71st Cannes Film Festival (8-19 May) marks a new partnership between Monaco’s International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) and the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. This year, Heidi Saman (2006 Film) was selected to participate in IEFTA’s Global…
April 23, 2018
Nijla Mu’min’s Groundbreaking Film “Jinn” Makes New York Premiere!
Princess Grace Award winner Nijla Mu’min’s first ever feature length project, “Jinn”, is a gritty coming of age drama that tackles a difficult struggle between a mother and daughter. It follows Summer, “a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose…
April 3, 2018
Exciting news! Statue Award Winners are Gracing Covers This Month!
Leslie Odom, Jr. (2002 Theater) and Camille A. Brown (2006 Choreography), the two 2016 Princess Grace Statue Award recipients, are reuniting on newsstands! Leslie has just published his first book. “Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never…
March 26, 2018