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[Interview] “Everything Everywhere All at Once” with Michelle Yeoh & More!

We were incredibly lucky and got the opportunity to chat with the directing duo DANIELS (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert). We’re also mind boggled by the opportunity to speak to stars Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, and Stephanie Hsu.

THEDHK, Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, and Ke Huy Quan at the SF Premiere of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Photo credit: Chris Victorio/ImageSPACE for A24

Believe the hype, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” is one of the most original and wonderful films we’ve seen in a long time. You can find our full review of the film here.

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It’s recommended you see “Everything Everywhere All at Once” before listening as there are some plot spoilers. Parental expectations, filming challenges, and approaches to filmmaking are all up for discussion. 

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Everyone from our “Everything Everywhere All at Once” Interviews

Prior to this film DANIELS directed “Swiss Army Man” starring Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano. They also have had an incredibly successful career making music videos. They won a VMA for DJ Snake and Lil John’s “Turn Down for What” – which Kwan also stars in. 

Michelle Yeoh is an acting legend, having starred in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Memoirs of a Geisha,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Star Trek: Discovery,” and more.   

Ke Huy Quan makes his triumphant return to acting. As a child he starred in “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” and “The Goonies.” He then spent time as an action choreographer working on projects like “X-Men” and Jet Li’s “The One.” Inspired by the success of “Crazy Rich Asians”  he is returning to roles in front of the camera.

Stephanie Hsu starred in season four of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” as Mei. She has also starred on Broadway – originating the role of Christine Canigula in “Be More Chill.” Her Broadway debut was as Karen the Computer in “SpongBob Squarepants The Musical.”

Both Yeoh and Quan are starring in American Born Chinesealong with Daniel Wu and Chin Han. Destin Daniel Cretin will reunite with Yeoh after their work together on “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” opens wide on April 8th, 2022. 

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