‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Stars Reunite For More Epic Fantasy Action
While Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan presumably spent Monday recovering from their historic Oscar wins, Disney+ posted the primary trailer for “American Born Chinese,” a brand new sequence that reunites them with fellow “Everything Everywhere” stars Stephanie Hsu and James Hong.
The sequence follows teenager Jin Wang (Ben Wang) as he navigates the each day challenges of American highschool and his dwelling life as a baby of Chinese immigrants. When he meets international alternate pupil Wei-Chen (Jim Liu), their interior lives collide with highly-propulsive outcomes.
“The gate between earth and heaven is opening,” a voice warns within the teaser.
The venture was tailored from a 2006 graphic novel of the identical identify by Gene Luen Yang, in response to Variety. Yeoh stars as Wei-Chen’s aunt — a Buddhist goddess hiding her actual id from the household — whereas Quan performs a fictional sitcom actor.
Hsu and Hong have guest-starring roles within the sequence, which options colourful footage and fantasy tropes which are definitely harking back to “Everything Everywhere All At Once.” That movie not solely received Best Picture however delivered career-defining wins for Yeoh and Quan.
While “American Born Chinese” isn’t the “Everything Everywhere” sequel some are absolutely clamoring for, it can characteristic Yeoh kicking inter-dimensional ass and Hong portraying an imposing emperor. While the latter doesn’t seem within the teaser, the sequence arrives quickly sufficient.
“American Born Chinese” premieres on May 24 on Disney+.