Everything Everywhere All at Once, the little multiverse movie that might, has acquired 11 Academy Award nominations. The Daniels’ transcendent movie from A24 nabbed recognition in essentially the most coveted class—Finest Image—together with appearing nods for stars Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu, and Jamie Lee Curtis. We’re rooting for our style underdog household.
Earlier than the nominations have been introduced, Hsu, who plays Yeoh’s daughter and multiversal threat, was a visitor on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the place she talked in regards to the movie’s triumphant journey from a small launch to main awards contender, heaping well-deserved reward on her on-screen mother, Yeoh. “She actually is unbelievable. I imply, she’s not solely a complete badass and utterly so devoted to the craft, however she actually makes everybody really feel like household,” she gushed. “I strongly imagine that the film was capable of work as a result of she was our matriarch and, , as regal and poised and delightful as she is. She’s additionally so foolish. She’s actually bizarre. So I’m actually completely happy that she bought this chance to type of let her freak flag fly additionally.”
Colbert introduced out a picture of the solid and crew on the primary day of taking pictures, displaying them surrounded by celebratory festive colours, which was executed to imbue the set with luck. That got here in helpful as they wrapped manufacturing on the day the world shut down for the pandemic: March 16, 2020. It’s a Chinese language custom, Hsu defined. “I at all times say that our film has been protected by some woo woo magical non secular factor. And, , due to the success of it and all of the all the nice issues which have come from it,” she stated. “However that picture is a solid and crew picture. On the primary day we did a convention that they do on Hong Kong units, the place you cowl the cameras … in pink, [and] you lay out a [roasted] suckling pig.” she stated of the feast within the heart of the picture. “And all people within the crew and the solid, all of them have incense sticks. Principally you bless the set for easy crusing, and the administrators and the lead actors—we take an enormous knife and we maintain onto the knife on the identical time, and you narrow the pig from head to tail to bless an easeful shoot. And so we did that on the primary day. I believe again to that on a regular basis, as a result of a lot magic has been taking place for us and we by no means ought to have been as profitable as we’re. Nobody believed in us. And for it to now be a film that has shifted the world of cinema and likewise is in, , [the] Oscar dialog is fairly wild.”
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