Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Alexander Woo, Zine Tseng, Benedict Wong, Rosalind Chao & Jess Hong

Executive Producer, Co-Creator, & Stars, 3 Body Problem

Alexander Woo is a playwright, screenwriter, and writer and producer for television, currently working with Netflix as co-creator and executive producer of 3 Body Problem. Previously, he was co-creator and executive producer of The Terror: Infamy. He also served as a writer and Executive Producer on True Blood, earning an Emmy nomination, two Golden Globe nominations, a WGA nomination, and two NAACP Image nominations. His other staff credits include Manhattan, Sleeper Cell, and Wonderfalls . In film, he co-wrote the screen adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. His stage plays include the New York Times-acclaimed Forbidden City Blues, In the Sherman Family Wax Museum, and Debunked. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, children, and two internet-famous cats.

Benedict Wong is a British actor. He is known for his roles as Kublai Khan in Netflix’s Marco Polo (2014-2016), Bruce Ng in The Martian (2015), and Wong in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since Doctor Strange (2016). Wong was born on 3 July 1971 in Eccles, Greater Manchester, the son of Hong Kong immigrant parents who had traveled through Ireland before settling in England. He was brought up in Eccles and attended Salford City College (then called De La Salle Sixth Form College) in the surrounding area of Salford. He then took a two-year performing arts course at Salford City College.

Jess Hong is a New Zealander of Chinese descent, who is making her mark in the world of television, film, and theatre. Hong can currently be seen in Netflix’s highly anticipated series, 3 Body Problem, from acclaimed showrunners and creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (Games of Thrones) and Alexander Woo (True Blood). In the show, which is based on the beloved book series by Liu Cixin, Hong leads the cast as physicist, Jin Cheng.

Hong also has a lead role in the horror movie Grafted, which will be distributed by Mr. Smith International Entertainment. Other credits include, My Life is Murder, The Brokenwood Mysteries, and sci-fi series Creamerie. Before these projects, Hong trained at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School.

Her short film credits include lead roles in Red Envelopes, Baggage, and Got Milk, which she also directed as part of Toi Whakaari’s Festival Work in Development. Jess has appeared on stage as both an actor and a dancer, with lead roles in Romeo and Juliet, performed at Auckland’s Pop-Up Globe, An Organ of Soft Tissue, and 48 Nights on Hope Street.

Zine Tseng is an Asian actress who can be seen in her breakout debut starring as the protagonist Ye Wenjie in GOT creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ sci-fi drama, 3 Body Problem, for Netflix. Helmed by Oscar-nominated director Derek Tsang, the series premiered at SXSW and is an adaptation of Chinese author Liu Cixin’s sci-fi acclaimed trilogy, The Three-Body Problem, the story of humanity’s first contact with an alien civilization. Also with a premiere at this year’s SXSW, Zine can be seen starring in Jean Liu’s comedy short film Learning English.

Upcoming, Rosalind Chao will be seen in Netflix’s 3 Body Problem from creators David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo. Chao stars alongside Benedict Wong, Jovan Adepo, Liam Cunningham, John Bradley and Zine Tseng, who plays the past version of Chao’s Ye Wenjie an astrophysicist prodigy. A fateful decision in 1960s China echoes across space and time to a group of scientists in the present, forcing them to face humanity’s greatest threat. Netflix is slated to release the series on March 21, 2024.

Chao is best known for her role as Rose in Wayne Wang’s The Joy Luck Club, where she co-stars with Tsai Chin, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu, France Nuyen, Lauren Tom, Tamlyn Tomita, and Ming-Na Wen. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Amy Tan and follows the relationships between Chinese-American women and their Chinese immigrant mothers.

Chao was most recently seen in Nicole Beckwith’s Together Together opposite Patti Harrison and Ed Helms. The film premiered at Sundance in 2021. That year, Chao was also seen in The Starling alongside Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd and Timothy Olyphant, which was released by Netflix.

Last year, Chao guest starred in season two of Netflix series Sweet Tooth and will return as a series regular for the third and final season. Previously, Chao was seen in Disney’s live action Mulan.