The industry is often still surprised when films like "Hustlers" hit big at the box office.
Female leads in "Miss Saigon" and "The World of Suzie Wong" embodied the Western stereotypes of Asian women.
Director Lorene Scafaria and Lopez's pole instructor walked us through one of the movie's best scenes.
The film highlights the insurmountable challenges women face in their paths to wealth.
The singer became emotional as "Today" host Hoda Kotb read aloud glowing reviews of her performance in the film.
“I can say without hesitation that learning to pole-dance was one of the most challenging things I’ve ever done," Lopez said.
"I don’t think I realized that people were paying so much attention to my Twitter," the actor said during an interview with the Los Angeles Times.
The crime caper, which also stars Lili Reinhart, Lizzo and Keke Palmer, is based on a real-life case and hits theaters in September.