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Fan Fest Exclusive: Actor Tzi Ma Says the role of General Shang in ‘Arrival’ was a “Gift Wrapped” Role

What if language was the key to all the universe’s unsolved mysteries? In Denis Villaneuve’s latest film Arrival, that’s exactly the case. The film chronicles the landing of twelve alien hovercrafts and humanity’s struggle to decode their language. It’s a tantalizing and emotional film that calls each of us to consider how integral communication is, not only in our day-to-day, but also in our greater understanding of the world around us. And veteran actor Tzi Ma is pivotal in bringing that understanding to life on the big screen. In Arrival,...