Everything everywhere at once became the biggest surprise hit of 2022 so far. The film only made a big box office hit for A24 but received critical acclaim when star Michelle Yeoh was recognized for her performance. Looking at the success of the multiverse comedy, every actor feels left out of the crazy fun. That’s exactly what happened when Yeoh revealed how she called action legend Jackie Chan because she quit her role in the film.
The martial arts legend, who missed an opportunity to star in the experimental action comedy, came as the Crazy rich asian man The matriarch was interviewed by The Guardian. The film’s directing duo, The Daniels, revealed that rush hour Actor was her first choice. Yeoh was originally cast as Chan’s wife to direct the film. But given the film icon’s busy schedule, he wasn’t able to commit to the film. Eventually, the focus shifted from husband to wife, resulting in the most acclaimed role of the actress’ decades-long career. But loud Everything everywhere Actress, the actor was remorseful about giving up the film.
That last christmas The actress had to rub her dear friend’s face in the face of the film’s success. She was surprisingly blunt in her response, but that’s something you can do when you’ve been friends for decades. Being two of Hong Kong’s top action stars, their reaction hinted at the competitive nature the two friends still share. It would have been nice to see two screen legends quash their alternate daughter’s multiverse takeover. But viewers wouldn’t have gotten the return of onscreen husband Ke Huy Quan if the Hollywood veteran signed. Perhaps the action star could show up in a possible sequel.
Of course, Chan and Yeoh have starred in two seminal action films. She served as the female lead in the Shanghai Knight Actors in the cult classic Police Story 3: Super Cop. The success of the sequel led to the actress helming the spin-off super cop 2, in which the Hollywood icon made a cameo appearance. They first met on the set of a commercial in 1984. So the two action stars have a long history together.
The acting legend has been acknowledging the impact of indie film for some time. She confessed herself Everywhere Everything Fan Andrew Garfield rocks the infamous Hot Dog Fingers. The film even sparked a multiverse rivalry between the comedy and the film Doctor Strange 2. Co-star Jamie Lee Curtis has challenged the Marvel film at every opportunity, including jokes about the sequel’s green screen usage. So it seems everyone wants to be there Everything everywhere at once-Mania.
Of course, the multiverse comedy is still pulling in and bewildering audiences in theaters right now. 2022 will see more indie films for cinemagoers to see and support.